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antagonistic

Pronunciation: /ænˌtægəˈnɪstɪk/

Translation of antagonistic in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [behavior/attitude] hostil, antagonistato be antagonistic to sb/sth they are openly antagonistic to him le son abiertamente hostiles a society antagonistic to change una sociedad que se opone al cambio
    Example sentences
    • It is no longer possible for any section of the global population to cling to a system of thinking that is uncompromisingly antagonistic to the thinking of others.
    • He was rude and antagonistic to my friends, kept picking arguments and was often deliberately provocative, manipulating people into tense arguments.
    • It recognizes that politics must have an underlying morality to it, but it is antagonistic to traditional morality.

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