Terror vs Antipathy - What's the difference?
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Terror is a related term of antipathy.
As nouns the difference between terror and antipathy
is that terror
is terror while antipathy
is contrariety or opposition in feeling; settled aversion or dislike; repugnance; distaste.
* terrour (obsolete or hypercorrect)
(uncountable) Intense dread, fright, or fear.
(countable) Specific instance of being intensely terrified.
* 1794 , (William Godwin),
(uncountable) The action or quality of causing dread; terribleness, especially such qualities in narrative fiction.
* 1921', (Edith Birkhead), ''The tale of '''terror : a study of the Gothic romance
(countable) Something or someone that causes such fear.
* 1841 , (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
- The terrors with which I was seizedwere extreme.
- The terrors of the storm
Mr. Pratt's Patients
, passage=A chap named Eleazir Kendrick and I had chummed in together the summer afore and built a fish-weir and shanty at Setuckit Point, down Orham way. For a spell we done pretty well. Then there came a reg'lar terror
of a sou'wester same as you don't get one summer in a thousand, and blowed the shanty flat and ripped about half of the weir poles out of the sand.}}
* terrorize, terrorized, terrorizing
* reign of terror
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. --Washington.
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.
* Prepositions: "antipathy" is followed by "to", "against", or "between"; also sometimes by "for".
* hatred, aversion, dislike, disgust, distaste, enmity, ill will, repugnance, contrariety, opposition