unsympathetic 1 uncongenial, discordant, incongruous, incompatible, *inconsonant, inconsistent, discrepant
Antonyms: sympathetic
Contrasted words: harmonizing or harmonious, accordant, correspondent (see corresponding verbs at AGREE)
2 *antipathetic, averse
Analogous words: *indifferent, unconcerned, incurious, aloof: *hardened, callous, indurated
Antonyms: sympathetic

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