antagonistic

[ an-tag-uh-nis-tik ]SEE DEFINITION OF antagonistic

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There was self-assertion, but not of the antagonistic—solely of the inviting sort.

To most men reason and passion appear to be antagonistic both in idea and fact.

All of them are antagonistic to sense and have an affinity to number and measure and a presentiment of ideas.

For criticism is antagonistic to the normal bent of the mind.

Then it came, in the jeering laughter of the antagonistic Dalis.

He wondered why the mine owner should be antagonistic to him, when there was nothing at stake.

Who ever heard of any antagonistic or even of dissimilar synonyms?

The boy was uneasy, suspicious, antagonistic, but not afraid.

When they do exist, they are not the outgrowths of slavery, but are antagonistic to that system.

For treating the two as antagonistic the time has clearly gone by.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, from antagonist + -ic. Related: Antagonistical (1620s); antagonistically.

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