Definition of 'antagonism'
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The antagonism was mutual and grew stronger over the decades. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Nor can the class antagonism be ignored. THE FOUR NATIONS: A History of the United Kingdom (2002)From the heights of retirement he has long understood how the antagonism of two men fuelled the sport. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The most valuable of these theories emphasize racial antagonism as an outcome of economic forces and class struggle. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)Watching them express their mutual antagonism once again in the ring will not be for the faint-hearted. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Indeed, this was one of the main causes of the continuing antagonism between the two organizations. THE HERBALIST: Nicholas Culpeper Rebel Physician (2004)In proportion as the antagonism between classes within the nation vanishes, the hostility of one nation to another will come to an end. Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)She doesn't dilute their isolation, mutual antagonism and dependence so much as frame it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is also the growing antagonism between Junior and Senior. The Sun (2013)The report notes: 'The desire to pursue longstanding political antagonism is being given priority over improvements to services for the public. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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British English: antagonism NOUN
Antagonism between people is hatred or dislike between them.
There is still much antagonism between the two groups.
Definition of antagonism from the Collins English Dictionary
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