(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Strong aversion]
Syn. abhorrence, loathing, rancor, detestation, revulsion, malignance, antipathy, repugnance, repulsion, disgust, contempt, dislike, intense dislike, execration, scorn, abomination, distaste, disapproval, horror, hard feelings, displeasure; see also sense 2; see also hate , malice , resentment .
Ant. liking, affection*, attraction.
2. [Personal enmity]
Syn. ill will, antipathy, bitterness, antagonism, animosity, acrimony, pique, grudge, malice, malevolence, animus, revulsion, repugnance, militancy, disfavor, ignominy, prejudice, invidiousness, spite, revenge, hate, venom, envy, spleen, coldness, distaste, pitilessness, contempt, asperity, derision, race prejudice, malignity, hostility, odium, alienation, disaffection, bad blood*, chip on one's shoulder*, grudge*; see also sense 1; see also anger , opposition 2 , resentment .
Ant. friendship, devotion*, affection.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
loathing, dislike, abhorrence, detestation, odium, aversion, scorn, disgust, contempt, venom, repugnance, enmity, hostility, animosity, malice. ''Self-punishment.''—Hosea Ballou. ''Burning down your own house to get rid of a rat.''—Harry Emerson Fosdick. ''The coward's revenge.''— George Bernard Shaw.
ANT.: love, affection, friendliness
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Extreme hostility and dislike: abhorrence, abomination, antipathy, aversion, detestation, hate, horror, loathing, repellence, repellency, repugnance, repugnancy, repulsion, revulsion. See LOVE.

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