Meaning of 'antagonistic'

Find the meaning of the word ‘antagonistic’

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Meaning of ‘antagonistic’

5 definitions found.



incapable of harmonious association


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

Synonyms: incompatible


arousing animosity or hostility

Example: "People dislike my antagonistic viewpoint."


characterized by antagonism or antipathy

Example: "slaves antagonistic to their masters"

Synonyms: antipathetic antipathetical


indicating opposition or resistance

Synonyms: counter

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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