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Definition of "antagonistic" [an•tag•o•nis•tic]

  • Contending or acting against; as, antagonistic forces. (adjective)

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Use "antagonistic" in a sentence
  • "But the effect of this is to place them in antagonistic relations in reference to the fiscal action of the government and the entire course of policy therewith connected."
  • "Charging that the General Assembly of Illinois, as well as those of the other states, contain antagonistic elements which have retarded progress at the state level, the report recited how the labour movement, more and more, carries its appeals to the federal government."
  • "There was, as Margaret truly said, but one right and one wrong; the painful right, and the pleasant wrong, stood now in antagonistic contrast to each other."