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antipathy

[antip′əthē]
Etymology: Gk, anti + pathos, suffering
a strong feeling of aversion or antagonism to particular objects, situations, or individuals. antipathic, adj.

an·ti·pa·thy

(an-tip'ă-thē)
Aversion, repugnance, intolerance.
[G. antipatheia]

antipathy

(an-tip′ă-thē) [ anti- + -pathy]
1. A feeling of strong aversion.
2. An object of strong aversion.
antipathic (ant″i-path′ik), adjective
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It is expected that antipathy will decrease empathy, sadness, and helping intent, replicating previous findings (Feather & Naim, 2005; Hareli & Weiner, 2002).
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