antagonistic

[ an-tag-uh-nis-tik ]
/ ænˌtæg əˈnɪs tɪk /

adjective

acting in opposition; opposing, especially mutually.
hostile; unfriendly.

Origin of antagonistic

First recorded in 1625–35; antagonist + -ic
Related formsan·tag·o·nis·ti·cal·ly, adverbnon·an·tag·o·nis·tic, adjectivenon·an·tag·o·nis·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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antagonistic

/ (ænˌtæɡəˈnɪstɪk) /

adjective

in active opposition
mutually opposed

Derived Formsantagonistically, adverb
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