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English adjective: antagonistic

1. antagonistic indicating opposition or resistance


Synonymscounter


Similarnegative


Antonymspositive, neutral

2. antagonistic characterized by antagonism or antipathy


SamplesSlaves antagonistic to their masters.
Antipathetic factions within the party.


Synonymsantipathetic, antipathetical


Similarhostile


Antonymsamicable

3. antagonistic arousing animosity or hostility


SamplesHis antagonistic brusqueness.
Europe was antagonistic to the Unites States.


Similaralienating


Antonymsconciliative, conciliatory

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


Synonymsincompatible


Similarantacid, antiphlogistic


Antonymsinteractive, synergistic

5. antagonistic incapable of harmonious association


Similarincompatible


Antonymscompatible









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