Antonyms of adj sympathetic

5 of 6 senses of sympathetic

Sense 2
sympathetic (vs. unsympathetic) -- (expressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings; disposed toward; "sympathetic to the students' cause"; "a sympathetic observer"; "a sympathetic gesture")

unsympathetic (vs. sympathetic) -- (not sympathetic or disposed toward; "unsympathetic officialdom"; "people unsympathetic to the revolution"; "his dignity made him seem aloof and unsympathetic")
        => unsympathizing, unsympathising -- (not showing or expressing sympathy; "an uncharitable and unsympathizing attitude")

Sense 3
charitable, benevolent, kindly, sympathetic, good-hearted, openhearted, large-hearted -- (showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity; "was charitable in his opinions of others"; "kindly criticism"; "a kindly act"; "sympathetic words"; "a large-hearted mentor")

INDIRECT (VIA kind) -> unkind -- (lacking kindness; "a thoughtless and unkind remark"; "the unkindest cut of all")

Sense 4
sympathetic (vs. unsympathetic), appealing, likeable, likable -- ((of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings; "the sympathetic characters in the play")

unsympathetic (vs. sympathetic), unappealing, unlikeable, unlikable -- ((of characters in literature or drama) tending to evoke antipathetic feelings; "all the characters were peculiarly unsympathetic")

Sense 5
sympathetic -- (having similar disposition and tastes; "with their many similar tastes, he found her a most sympathetic companion")

INDIRECT (VIA similar) -> dissimilar -- (not similar; "a group of very dissimilar people"; "a pump not dissimilar to those once found on every farm"; "their understanding of the world is not so dissimilar from our own"; "took different (or dissimilar) approaches to the problem")

Sense 6
harmonic, sympathetic -- (relating to vibrations that occur as a result of vibrations in a nearby body; "sympathetic vibration")

INDIRECT (VIA harmonious) -> inharmonious, unharmonious -- (not in harmony)

Similarity of adj sympathetic

6 senses of sympathetic

Sense 1
sympathetic -- (of or relating to the sympathetic nervous system; "sympathetic neurons"; "sympathetic stimulation")

Sense 2
sympathetic (vs. unsympathetic) -- (expressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings; disposed toward; "sympathetic to the students' cause"; "a sympathetic observer"; "a sympathetic gesture")
       => commiserative -- (feeling or expressing sympathy; "made commiserative clicking sounds with his tongue"- Kenneth Roberts)
       => condolent -- (expressing sympathy with a person who experienced the death of a loved one)
       => empathic, empathetic -- (showing empathy or ready comprehension of others' states; "a sensitive and empathetic school counselor")
          Also See-> compassionate#1; congenial#1; kind#1

Sense 3
charitable, benevolent, kindly, sympathetic, good-hearted, openhearted, large-hearted -- (showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity; "was charitable in his opinions of others"; "kindly criticism"; "a kindly act"; "sympathetic words"; "a large-hearted mentor")
       => kind (vs. unkind) -- (having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior; "kind to sick patients"; "a kind master"; "kind words showing understanding and sympathy"; "thanked her for her kind letter")

Sense 4
sympathetic (vs. unsympathetic), appealing, likeable, likable -- ((of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings; "the sympathetic characters in the play")

Sense 5
sympathetic -- (having similar disposition and tastes; "with their many similar tastes, he found her a most sympathetic companion")
       => similar (vs. dissimilar) -- (marked by correspondence or resemblance; "similar food at similar prices"; "problems similar to mine"; "they wore similar coats")

Sense 6
harmonic, sympathetic -- (relating to vibrations that occur as a result of vibrations in a nearby body; "sympathetic vibration")
       => harmonious (vs. inharmonious) -- (musically pleasing)

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