- acting in opposition; opposing, especially mutually.
- hostile; unfriendly.
Origin of antagonistic
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Examples from the Web for antagonistically
The county would discuss her antagonistically at a hundred tea-tables.The Pastor's Wife
Elizabeth von Arnim
- in active opposition
- mutually opposed
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Word Origin and History for antagonistically
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