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antagonism

noun

1 antagonism

A state of deep-seated ill-will.

synonyms: enmity, hostility.

Roget 14: contrariety, contrast, foil, antithesis, oppositeness; contradiction; antagonism etc. (opposition) 708; clashing, repugnance.    inversion etc. ... show more

Roget 179: counteraction, opposition; contrariety etc. 14; antagonism, polarity; clashing etc. v.; collision, interference, inhibition, ... show more

Roget 708: opposition, antagonism; oppugnancy, oppugnation; impugnation; contrariety; contravention; counteraction etc. 179; counterplot.    cross fire, undercurrent, head wind.    ... show more

Dutch: animositeit, hostiliteit, vijandigheid, vijandschap



2 antagonism

The relation between opposing principles or forces or factors.

3 antagonism

An actively expressed feeling of dislike and hostility.

Polish: antagonizm

4 antagonism

biochemistry Interference in or inhibition of the physiological action of a chemical substance by another having a similar structure.

Dutch: antagonisme


Moby thesaurus: abhorrence, abomination, aggression, aggressiveness, allergy, animosity, animus, annulling, antipathy, antithesis, argumentation, aversion, backlash, bad blood, bellicism, bellicosity, belligerence, belligerency, chauvinism, clash ... show more.

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