HyperDic: antagonistic

English > 5 senses of the word antagonistic:
ADJECTIVEallantagonistic, counterindicating opposition or resistance
allantagonistic, antipathetic, antipatheticalcharacterized by antagonism or antipathy
allantagonisticarousing animosity or hostility
allantagonistic, incompatibleused especially of drugs or muscles that counteract or neutralize each other's effect
allantagonisticincapable of harmonious association
antagonistic > pronunciation
Soundsaentae.gahnih'stihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > antagonistic: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningIndicating opposition or resistance.
Synonymcounter
BroadernegativeCharacterized by or displaying negation or denial / denial or opposition or resistance
Spanishantagónico, antagonista, contrario
Nounsantagonismthe relation between opposing principles or forces or factors
antagonistsomeone who offers opposition
English > antagonistic: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by antagonism or antipathy.
Example"slaves antagonistic to their masters"
Synonymsantipathetic, antipathetical
BroaderhostileCharacterized by enmity / enmity or ill ... / ill will
Spanishantagónico, antitético, contradictorio, contrario, opuesto
Catalanantagònic, antitètic, contradictori, contrari, oposat
Nounsantagonismthe relation between opposing principles or forces or factors
antagonisma state of deep-seated ill-will
Adverbsantagonisticallyin an antagonistic manner
English > antagonistic: 5 senses > adjective 3
MeaningArousing animosity or hostility.
Examples
  • "his antagonistic brusqueness"
  • "Europe was antagonistic to the Unites States"
NarroweralienatingCausing hostility or loss of friendliness
Oppositeconciliatory, conciliativeIntended to placate
Spanishantagonista
Catalanantagonista
Nounsantagonisman actively expressed feeling of dislike and hostility
English > antagonistic: 5 senses > adjective 4
MeaningUsed especially of drugs or muscles that counteract or neutralize each other's effect.
Synonymincompatible
NarrowerantacidActing to neutralize acid (especially in the stomach)
antiphlogisticcounteracting inflammation
Oppositesynergistic, interactiveUsed especially of drugs or muscles that work together so the total effect is greater than the sum of the two (or more)
Spanishantagónico, incompatible
Nounsantagonism(biochemistry) interference in or inhibition of the physiological action / action of a chemical substance by another having a similar structure
antagonista drug that neutralizes or counteracts the effects of another drug
antagonista muscle that relaxes while another contracts
English > antagonistic: 5 senses > adjective 5
Meaningincapable of harmonious association.
Broaderincompatiblenot compatible
Nounsantagonisma state of deep-seated ill-will

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