What is the opposite of sympathetic?

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Opposite of feeling, showing, or expressing sympathy
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Opposite of showing approval of or favour towards an idea or action
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Opposite of willing to assist or give aid
“She was as unobliging as they come, refusing to get up for an elderly woman standing tired on her old legs.”
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Opposite of kind or lenient, often to excess
“His parents were strict disciplinarians who often had unrealistic expectations.”
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Opposite of having a kindly disposition
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“The neighbor was an unfriendly man who always greeted us with a scowl.”
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Opposite of having or displaying an appreciation of the feelings of others
“Despite sharing a relatively sincere apology, she was generally indifferent to their personal struggles.”
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Opposite of showing willingness to allow the existence of opinions or behaviour that one does not necessarily agree with
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Opposite of consistent, compatible, or in agreement with something else or a whole
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Opposite of providing encouragement or emotional help
“Her work with visual art and poetry has been done in a constricting and unsupportive vacuum.”
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Opposite of open-minded
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Opposite of serving to alleviate a person's feelings of grief or distress
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(of a person) Opposite of having suitable conformity to basic moral standards
“I cannot trust any person who is dishonest, deceitful, and cunning.”
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Opposite of open or liberal-minded
“His significantly narrow view of the world is certainly cause for concern.”
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Opposite of showing a kindness and care associated with a father
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Opposite of accommodating or permissive in nature
“No surprise then that writers so often prove such a stubborn, contrary lot.”
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