What does antagonistic mean?

Definitions for antagonistic
ænˌtæg əˈnɪs tɪkan·tag·o·nis·tic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. antagonistic, counter(adj)

    indicating opposition or resistance

  2. antagonistic, antipathetic, antipathetical(adj)

    characterized by antagonism or antipathy

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

  3. antagonistic(adj)

    arousing animosity or hostility

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

  4. antagonistic, incompatible(adj)

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

  5. antagonistic(adj)

    incapable of harmonious association


  1. antagonistic(Adjective)

    Contending or acting against; as, antagonistic forces.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Antagonistic(adj)

    alt. of Antagonistical

How to pronounce antagonistic?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say antagonistic in sign language?

  1. antagonistic


  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. Justin Onuekwusi:

    Of course, it doesn't help that almost as a prelude to the conversation you get tweets that are quite antagonistic.

  2. Emile Coue:

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

  3. Rollo May:

    The relationship between commitment and doubt is by no means an antagonistic one. Commitment is healthiest when it's not without doubt but in spite of doubt.

  4. Justin Onuekwusi:

    Trade talks have finished without an agreement, of course, it doesn't help that almost as a prelude to the conversation you get tweets that are quite antagonistic.

  5. 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.

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