Antiochian epoch(Chron.), a method of computing time, from the proclamation of liberty granted to the city of Antioch, about the time of the battle of Pharsalia, B.C. 48.

(An`ti*o`don*tal"gic) a. (Med.) Efficacious in curing toothache.n. A remedy for toothache.

(An`ti*or*gas"tic) a. [Pref. anti- + Gr. to swell, as with lust.] (Med.) Tending to allay venereal excitement or desire; sedative.

(An`ti*pa"pal) a. Opposed to the pope or to popery. Milton.

(An`ti*par"al*lel) a. Running in a contrary direction. Hammond.

(An`ti*par"al*lels) n. pl. (Geom.) Straight lines or planes which make angles in some respect opposite in character to those made by parallel lines or planes.

(An`ti*par`a*lyt"ic) a. (Med.) Good against paralysis.n. A medicine for paralysis.

(An`ti*par`a*lyt"ic*al) a. Antiparalytic.

(An`ti*pa*thet"ic An`ti*pa*thet"ic*al) a. Having a natural contrariety, or constitutional aversion, to a thing; characterized by antipathy; — often followed by to. Fuller.

(An`ti*path"ic) a. [NL. antipathicus, Gr. of opposite feelings.] (Med.) Belonging to antipathy; opposite; contrary; allopathic.

(An*tip"a*thist) n. One who has an antipathy. [R.] "Antipathist of light." Coleridge.

(An*tip"a*thize) v. i. To feel or show antipathy. [R.]

(An*tip"a*thous) a. Having a natural contrariety; adverse; antipathetic. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl.

(An*tip"a*thy) n.; pl. Antipathies [L. antipathia, Gr. against + to suffer. Cf. F. antipathie. See Pathos.]

1. Contrariety or opposition in feeling; settled aversion or dislike; repugnance; distaste.

Inveterate antipathies against particular nations, and passionate attachments to others, are to be avoided.

2. Natural contrariety; incompatibility; repugnancy of qualities; as, oil and water have antipathy.

A habit is generated of thinking that a natural antipathy exists between hope and reason.
I. Taylor.

Antipathy is opposed to sympathy. It is followed by to, against, or between; also sometimes by for.

Syn. — Hatred; aversion; dislike; disgust; distaste; enmity; ill will; repugnance; contrariety; opposition. See Dislike.

3. (Metaph.) A contradiction or incompatibility of thought or language; — in the Kantian philosophy, such a contradiction as arises from the attempt to apply to the ideas of the reason, relations or attributes which are appropriate only to the facts or the concepts of experience.

(An`ti*o"chi*an) a.

1. Pertaining to Antiochus, a contemporary with Cicero, and the founder of a sect of philosophers.

2. Of or pertaining to the city of Antioch, in Syria.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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