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hostility

hos·til·i·ty

hostility

pronunciation:
ha stI lih ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: hostilities
definition 1: the state of being unfriendly or antagonistic.
 
synonyms:
animosity, antagonism, enmity, inimicality, unfriendliness
antonyms:
devotion, sympathy
similar words:
animus, antipathy, bad blood, dislike, hatred, ill will, malice, opposition, spite, strife, tension, war
definition 2: an unfriendly or antagonistic act.
similar words:
clash, contradiction, dispute, opposition, resistance
definition 3: (pl.) overt acts of war.
synonyms:
belligerence, combat, fighting, war
similar words:
aggression, assault, attack, battle, warfare
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The word hostility contains the following part:
-ty, -ity, -uity, -eity Latin noun-forming suffix that means state or quality of being