Synonyms of 'antagonistic'
hostileDictionary, opposed, resistant
Nearly all the women were antagonistic to the idea.
hostile to the idea of foreign intervention
I am utterly opposed to any form of terrorism.
Some people are resistant to the idea of exercise.
Her inexperience is at odds with the tale she tells.
Their interests were mutually incompatible.
He's not averse to publicity.
She spoke in a loud, rather unfriendly voice.
a false morality that is inimical to human happiness
usage note:A useful synonym for antagonistic, for example in public opinion is antagonistic to nuclear energy, is averse. However, this alternative should be used with care as a very common error is to confuse it with adverse. Averse is usually followed by to and is meant to convey a strong dislike or hostility towards something, normally expressed by a person or people. Adverse is wrong in this context and should be used in relation to conditions or results: adverse road conditions
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having or arousing a strong aversion
Thesaurus for antagonistic from the Collins English Thesaurus
If a person is antagonistic to someone or something, they show hatred or dislike towards them.