hostility, ill will(noun)
a hostile (very unfriendly) disposition
"he could not conceal his hostility"
hostility, enmity, antagonism(noun)
a state of deep-seated ill-will
hostility, enmity, ill will(noun)
the feeling of a hostile person
"he could no longer contain his hostility"
violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked
The state of being hostile.
Etymology: From hostilitas.
A hostile action, especially a military action. See hostilities for specific plural definition.
Etymology: From hostilitas.
state of being hostile; public or private enemy; unfriendliness; animosity
an act of an open enemy; a hostile deed; especially in the plural, acts of warfare; attacks of an enemy
Hostility is seen as form of emotionally-charged angry behavior. In everyday speech it is more commonly used as a synonym for anger and aggression. It appears in several psychological theories. For instance it is a facet of neuroticism in the NEO PI, and forms part of personal construct psychology, developed by George Kelly.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Tendency to feel anger toward and to seek to inflict harm upon a person or group.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'hostility' in Nouns Frequency: #2089
The numerical value of hostility in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of hostility in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
If you are daunted by armed struggle, you don't have to fight back with armories. Peace is not always achieved by retaliation or hostility.
In Masterpiece Cakeshop, the US Supreme Court denounced government hostility towards the religious beliefs about marriage held by creative professionals like Jack Phillips and Barronelle Stutzman, such hostility exists when the government treats those people of faith worse than other business owners.
Well, the questions we will ask Attorney General Matt Whitaker will be about Attorney General Matt Whitaker expressed hostility to the investigation, how Attorney General Matt Whitaker can possibly supervise it when Attorney General Matt Whitaker's expressed, when Attorney General Matt Whitaker's come out and said that the investigation is invalid.
In the civilisation a new law of hostility prevails. And to call it the law of the jungle is unfair to the jungle.
There is no such thing as genocide, other people are trying to create hostility between us.
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- εχθρικότητα, εχθρότητα, εχθροπραξίαGreek
- 적의, 적대감Korean
- vijandigheid, vijandelijkheid, hostiliteit, vijandschapDutch
- ostilitate, dușmănieRomanian
- враждебный акт, враждебность, неприятие, враждаRussian
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