anti-, ant-

(Greek: against, opposed to, preventive; used as a prefix)

Don't confuse this anti- ("against, preventive") with the anti- which means "before".

antimnemonic (adjective); more antimnemonic, most antimnemonic
A reference to something that is intentionally hard to remember: Antimnemonic features of a password make it complicated and should nevertheless be memorised by the owner rather than just have it written down so no one else can see and use it!
antinarcotic (adjective), more antinarcotic, most antinarcotic
A reference to counteracting depression.
antipathetic (an" ti puh THET ik) (adjective), more antipathetic, most antipathetic
A reference to a strong feeling of dislike, aversion, or repugnance against someone or something: Jane's father could not hide his antipathetic attitudes toward her new boyfriend.
Naturally contrary or adverse.
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Relating to being opposite, contrary, having an aversion to, a repugnance of, or a disliking of someone or something.
antipathy (an TIP uh thee) (s) (noun), antipathies (pl)
1. A strong hostility, or opposition, toward someone or something: Mike's aunt felt a strong antipathy towards snakes and she could not tolerate even looking at a picture of one.
2. A person, or something, that causes anger, hostility, strong opposition, or disgust: Karl feels a strong sense of antipathy whenever he reads about street violences in the newspapers.
Aversion or dislike, repugnance.
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Hatred, unable to get along.
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antisepsis (s) (noun), antisepses (pl)
A system that is used to stop the spread of as many germs as possible which can cause infections: An antisepsis is the use of chemicals to destroy germs that are on the body or in a wound.

The sign over the sink in the restaurant cautioned all workers to wash their hands thoroughly as an antisepsis against the spread of disease.

anti-siphon valve
A control valve with a built-in atmospheric vacuum breaker (backflow preventer).