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Princeton's WordNet

  1. antagonistic, counteradjective

    indicating opposition or resistance

  2. antagonistic, antipathetic, antipatheticaladjective

    characterized by antagonism or antipathy

    "slaves antagonistic to their masters"; "antipathetic factions within the party"

  3. antagonisticadjective

    arousing animosity or hostility

    "his antagonistic brusqueness"; "Europe was antagonistic to the Unites States"

  4. antagonistic, incompatibleadjective

    used especially of drugs or muscles that counteract or neutralize each other's effect

  5. antagonisticadjective

    incapable of harmonious association


  1. antagonisticadjective

    Contending or acting against; as, antagonistic forces.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Antagonisticadjective

    alt. of Antagonistical

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of antagonistic in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of antagonistic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of antagonistic in a Sentence

  1. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen:

    It seems a little more antagonistic, so that part has changed a little bit, but it's not like this was' Leave it to Beaver,'' Mayberry R.F.D.,'' The Donna Reed Show,' it was never a Pollyanna, Mary Poppins place. It was always rough and tumble politics.

  2. William Ellsworth:

    Nobody gave us a hard time, really. Nobody was antagonistic or anything like that. It wasn't a hostile crowd by any means. They were there for the music, and whatever else was there.

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    One cannot always consider, Tit for Tat, in an ugly and antagonistic sense since mutual Sex and Kissing, in whatever way, outline Tit for Tat automatically as well; however, in a sweet notion.

  4. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall:

    Because he isn't arguing with allies about policy. He's questioning the fundamental value of NATO to the United States. This antagonistic approach is generating an unprecedented debate in Europe and in Canada about whether the United States should be treated as friend or foe.

  5. Emile Coue:

    When the imagination and will power are in conflict, are antagonistic, it is always the imagination which wins, without any exception.

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