- acting in opposition; opposing, especially mutually.
- hostile; unfriendly.
Origin of antagonistic
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Related Words for antagonisticallyseparately, individually, variously, negatively, adversely, unusually, abnormally, antagonistically, antithetically, asymmetrically, conflictingly, contradictorily, contrarily, contrastingly, contrastively, discordantly, disparately, distinctively, divergently, diversely
Examples from the Web for antagonistically
Historical Examples of 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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