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1. antagonistic

adjective. ['ænˌtægəˈnɪstɪk'] characterized by antagonism or antipathy.

Synonyms

  • hostile
  • antipathetic

Antonyms

  • defensive
  • lovable
  • hospitable

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • antagonist (English)
  • antagonista (Latin)

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Rhymes with Antagonistic

  • sensationalistic
  • individualistic
  • uncharacteristic
  • propagandistic
  • expressionistic
  • primitivistic
  • oligopolistic
  • materialistic
  • impressionistic
  • imperialistic
  • relativistic
  • paternalistic
  • monopolistic
  • deterministic
  • characteristic
  • capitalistic
  • antiballistic
  • anachronistic
  • stalinistic
  • ritualistic
  • pugilistic
  • polytheistic
  • pluralistic
  • opportunistic
  • naturalistic
  • nationalistic
  • narcissistic
  • militaristic
  • humanistic
  • feudalistic

Sentences with antagonistic


1. Adjective
Resolve not to argue, and to remain kind, no matter how antagonistic your husband gets.

Quotes about antagonistic


1. It became very clear to the director that it would be foolish not to use our friendship. I had tried to talk to him about it because all the relationships in the film are so, not negative, but antagonistic. There's not a lot of love going around.
- Jennifer Beals

2. You know that we've got a few problems we need to talk through before we get married.""I'm not getting rid of Pooh.""See, there you go being antagonistic. Marriage means learning to compromise.""I didn't say I wouldn't compromise. I promise to take the ribbon out of her topknot before you walk her.
- Susan Elizabeth Phillips, It Had to Be You

2. antagonistic

adjective. ['ænˌtægəˈnɪstɪk'] indicating opposition or resistance.

Synonyms

  • negative

Antonyms

  • positive
  • reconcilable

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • antagonist (English)
  • antagonista (Latin)

3. antagonistic

adjective. ['ænˌtægəˈnɪstɪk'] used especially of drugs or muscles that counteract or neutralize each other's effect.

Synonyms

  • antacid
  • antiphlogistic

Antonyms

  • nonviolent
  • friendly
  • unaggressive

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • antagonist (English)
  • antagonista (Latin)

4. antagonistic

adjective. ['ænˌtægəˈnɪstɪk'] arousing animosity or hostility.

Antonyms

  • peaceful

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • antagonist (English)
  • antagonista (Latin)

5. antagonistic

adjective. ['ænˌtægəˈnɪstɪk'] incapable of harmonious association.

Antonyms

  • inclined

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • antagonist (English)
  • antagonista (Latin)
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