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Antipathy

A feeling of strong, often active, dislike or opposition towards something or someone

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Aversion

A feeling of intense dislike or an unwillingness to do something

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Loathing

Intense hatred

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Abhorrence

Intense disgust

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Scorn

Lack of respect for something

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Irritation

A feeling of being annoyed

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Distress

A feeling of being extremely upset or worried

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Alarm

A feeling of being very worried or frightened

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Offhand

Showed a rude lack of interest in others

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Officious

Too eager to tell others what to do

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Ostentatious

Displaying wealth or possessions in a vulgar way

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Pompous

Too formal and showing that you think that you are more important than other people

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Pretentious

Tries to appear more serious or important than she is

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Puerile

Silly and childish

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Sloppy

Not taking care in the way you work

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Fickle

Changes her feelings suddenly without reason

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Nit-picking

Too concerned about unimportant details

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Obnoxious

Unpleasant and rude

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Dejected

Unhappy and disappointed

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Forlorn

Sad, alone and not cared for

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Devastated

Very shocked an upset

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Distraught

Extremely worried and upset

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Down

Unhappy

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Miserable

Very unhappy