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antagonistic

an·tag·o·nis·tic

antagonistic

 
pronunciation:
aen tae g nI stihk
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: characterized by or showing dislike or hostility; unfriendly.
Some of the male students at the academy were antagonistic toward the entering females.
antonyms:
friendly, sympathetic
similar words:
antisocial, contrary, cross, hostile, ill, surly, virulent
definition 2: having opposite effects, or acting in different directions, as a pair of muscles.
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derivation: antagonistically (adv.)