Definition of antagonistic
OTHER WORDS FROM antagonistican·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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How to use antagonistic in a sentence
I’m not claiming it’s a progressive magazine, but I think it is one of the most class-antagonistic publications in the country.Larry Flynt, pornographer and self-styled First Amendment champion, dies at 78|Paul W. Valentine|February 10, 2021|Washington Post
Defensive lineman Chris Jones got a 15-yard unnecessary roughness penalty for slapping antagonistic center Ryan Jensen.What went wrong for the Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes in a brutal Super Bowl defeat|Adam Kilgore|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
From the jump, activist short campaigns are decidedly antagonistic—the tone is Accounting 101 meets WrestleMania.Little Big Shorts: How tiny ‘activist’ firms became sheriffs in the stock market’s Wild West|Bernhard Warner|December 3, 2020|Fortune
For the first time in recent history, the Board of Supervisors may be antagonistic to the Sheriff’s Department.New County Board and Sheriff Could Be Headed for a Standoff|Maya Srikrishnan|November 11, 2020|Voice of San Diego
In many of the competitive races, Republicans have risked their seats by jamming through the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett, who is perceived as antagonistic to Obamacare.
Their relationships with each other range from conciliatory to borderline antagonistic.
Our show owes a great debt to The Sopranos, like all the other shows that center on a flawed or somewhat antagonistic protagonist.Breaking Bad Finale: Lost Interviews With Bryan Cranston & Vince Gilligan|Andrew Romano|September 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
How do peaceful, non-antagonistic peoples prevent certain individuals from ratcheting up rage and creating divisive groups?The End of Us And Them: David Cannadine’s Quest to Unite History|Jimmy So|May 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Ironically, Hezbollah and its backer Iran have not always had an antagonistic relationship with al-Qaeda.Hezbollah, Jabhat al-Nusra Set for Showdown in Syria|Jamie Dettmer|March 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In Canada, relations between the federal system and the provincial system are much more fraught — often antagonistic.
Many adults, it is said, hardly have a rudiment of this feeling, pairing the most fiercely antagonistic tints.Children's Ways|James Sully
This heterodox opinion brought upon him a crowd of antagonistic replies, and amongst them the Rfutation of Bodin.
From the first he had taken up an antagonistic attitude, and would not admit that the cases given proved anything.The Everlasting Arms|Joseph Hocking
Ecclesiastical as well as political parties were no doubt strongly defined, and for a time strongly antagonistic.The English Church in the Eighteenth Century|Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
He will keep quiet so long as you do; but if you make an antagonistic move be will punish you if possible.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus