Examples of ANTAGONISTIC
- They found it impossible to deal with such antagonistic groups.
- <countries that have been antagonistic towards each other for centuries>
First Known Use of ANTAGONISTIC
Related to ANTAGONISTIC
- adversarial, adversary, hostile, antipathetic, inhospitable, inimical, jaundiced, mortal, negative, unfriendly, unsympathetic
- friendly, hospitable, nonantagonistic, nonhostile, sympathetic
Rhymes with ANTAGONISTIC
an·tag·o·nis·tic adjective \(ˌ)an-ˌtag-ə-ˈnis-tik\ (Medical Dictionary)
: characterized by or resulting from antagonism <antagonistic antibiotics>
: relating to or being muscles that are antagonists <skeletal muscles arranged in antagonistic pairs>
—an·tag·o·nis·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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