- acts of warfare.
OTHER WORDS FOR hostility
OTHER WORDS FROM hostilitynon·hos·til·i·ty, nouno·ver·hos·til·i·ty, nounpre·hos·til·i·ty, noun, plural pre·hos·til·i·ties.sem·i·hos·til·i·ty, noun
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How to use hostility in a sentence
Such government hostility toward people of faith has no place in a free society.
It claimed its armed forces had destroyed 26 Armenian tanks since the hostilities began on Sunday.
It’s a perfect storm of know-nothingism and just a general, always-on level of hostility.BusyBodyism: The Internet Brew of Whiteness and Class|Eugene Robinson|September 26, 2020|Ozy
Yet at the same time, renormalization’s hostility to microscopic details works against the efforts of modern physicists who are hungry for signs of the next realm down.How Mathematical ‘Hocus-Pocus’ Saved Particle Physics|Charlie Wood|September 17, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Long-term Dunedin data indicate, for instance, that undercontrolled kids provoked hostility in parents, peers and teachers.‘The Origins of You’ explores how kids develop into their adult selves|Bruce Bower|September 16, 2020|Science News
Hostility to the non-urban regions includes a detestation of suburbia.
Amanda came home to largely welcoming American arms, her case held up as an example of hostility to Americans abroad.
For instance, when a couple is having trouble, the tension and hostility can bleed into BDSM scenes.Coming Out Kinky to Your Doctor, in Black and Blue|Heather Boerner|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even the way the term “aliens” is used to describe migrants spotted in the desert has an air of hostility.A Shooting on a Tribal Land Uncovers Feds Running Wild|Caitlin Dickson|August 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The widespread hostility of local people makes it far more difficult for the authorities to track the militia.How Nigeria’s Stupidly Brutal Cops Botch the Hunt for Boko Haram|Nico Hines|May 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was looking at me with eyebrows arched, curiously, and there was a faint suggestion of hostility in the set of his mouth.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
Thine is the spirit of universal liberty and love—of uncompromising hostility to every form of injustice and wrong.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
In 1811 the growing hostility of Russia required the attendance of the Prince of Eckmhl at the headquarters of his command.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
The hostility with which he regarded this group of composers had its origin in his distrustful attitude towards society generally.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
This marriage caused secret hostility between the two fathers, one being the other's superior in office.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe