antagonistic

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adjective an·tag·o·nis·tic \(ˌ)an-ˌta-gə-ˈnis-tik\

Definition of antagonistic

  1. :  marked by or resulting from antagonism

antagonistically

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ANTAGONISTIC Defined for English Language Learners

antagonistic

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adjective an·tag·o·nis·tic \(ˌ)an-ˌta-gə-ˈnis-tik\

Definition of antagonistic for English Language Learners

  • : showing dislike or opposition : showing antagonism


ANTAGONISTIC Defined for Kids

antagonistic

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adjective an·tag·o·nis·tic \an-ˌta-gə-ˈni-stik\

Definition of antagonistic for Students

  1. :  showing dislike or opposition :  hostile, unfriendly


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antagonistic

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adjective an·tag·o·nis·tic \(ˌ)an-ˌtag-ə-ˈnis-tik\

Medical Definition of antagonistic

  1. 1:  characterized by or resulting from antagonism <antagonistic antibiotics>

  2. 2:  relating to or being muscles that are antagonists <skeletal muscles arranged in antagonistic pairs>

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