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