Grammar Patterns

N towards n

The 'hatred' group

These nouns refer to attitudes and feelings. Most of them refer to specific attitudes or feelings, but approach, attitude, feelings, line, policy, and stance are more general.
The socialists have been weighed down by their past and paralysed by ambivalence toward reform.
Steinem fought and fought again to change men's attitudes towards women and women's attitudes to themselves.
I wasn't actually sure of your true feelings towards Nicole.
We harbour no hatred towards you.
Hospital Director Victor Lucero detects a certain indifference towards the epidemic.
In the case of approach, attitude, bias, and policy, the preposition towards or toward is sometimes followed by an '-ing' clause.
What's your approach towards feeding your children?
  • aggression
  • ambivalence
  • anger
  • animosity
  • antagonism
  • antipathy
  • apathy
  • approach
  • attitude
  • bias
  • bitterness
  • compassion
  • cynicism
  • enmity
  • feelings
  • goodwill
  • hatred
  • hostility
  • ill-will
  • indifference
  • intolerance
  • line
  • policy
  • resentment
  • sensitivity
  • stance
  • sympathy
  • tenderness
  • tolerance
  • warmth
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