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Antagonistic Explained

antagonistic at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[æn'tægə'nıstık]

antagonistic at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj
1 unfriendly; wanting to argue or disagree: hostile// --an antagonistic attitude//
2 opposed to an idea or group: antagonistic to/towards// --antagonistic to new ideas// -- antagonistically/-kli/ adv //

antagonistic at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

Antagonistic at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Antagonistic \An*tag`o*nis"tic\, Antagonistical
\An*tag`o*nis"tic*al\, a.
Opposing in combat, combating; contending or acting against;
as, antagonistic forces. -- {An*tag`o*nis"tic*al*ly}, adv.

They were distinct, adverse, even antagonistic.
--Milman.

antagonistic at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

antagonistic
adj 1: indicating opposition or resistance [syn: {counter}]
2: characterized by antagonism or antipathy; "slaves
antagonistic to their masters"; "antipathetic factions
within the party" [syn: {antipathetic}, {antipathetical}]
3: arousing animosity or hostility; "his antagonizing
brusqueness"; "Europe was antagonistic to the Unites
States" [ant: {conciliatory}]
4: used especially of drugs or muscles that counteract or
neutralize each other's effect [syn: {incompatible}] [ant:
{synergistic}]
5: opposing or neutralizing or mitigating an effect by contrary
action [syn: {counteractive}] [ant: {active}]
6: incapable of harmonious association

antagonistic at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: suffix » antagonist|ic

Pronunciation

* Inter: IPA » /æn.tæ.ɡə.ˈnɪs.tɪk/

Adjective

Inter: en-ad » j
  • Contending or acting against; as, antagonistic forces.
    1. Milman
    2. : They were distinct, adverse, even antagonistic.
    3. Inter: quote-book » title=The Deadlock of Democracy in Brazil|page=171|author=Barry Ames|year=2002|passage=And deputies from opposing parties, inherently more antagonistic than deputies from the same party, can be bought at a lower price.

      Synonyms

      * See also Category: Wikisaurus:combative -

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » antagonistic

  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|antagonista
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|antagonista
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|antagonique

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|antagonistisch
    • Romanian: Inter: t+ » ro|antagonic
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|antagonista, Inter: t+ » es|hostil, Inter: t- » es|antagónico


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » antagonistic
    Translation: fr » antagonistic
    Translation: ko » antagonistic
    Translation: io » antagonistic
    Translation: id » antagonistic
    Translation: hu » antagonistic
    Translation: my » antagonistic
    Translation: ja » antagonistic
    Translation: ps » antagonistic
    Translation: pl » antagonistic
    Translation: pt » antagonistic
    Translation: ru » antagonistic
    Translation: fi » antagonistic
    Translation: ta » antagonistic
    Translation: te » antagonistic
    Translation: vi » antagonistic
    Translation: zh » antagonistic