Definition of antagonism
- the antagonism of democracy to dictatorship
- antagonism between factions
- personal antagonism
The region has a long history of ethnic antagonisms.
the antagonism between them was so bad they couldn't even sit near each other
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: a strong feeling of dislike or hatred : a desire to oppose something you dislike or disagree with
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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