Definition of 'hostility'
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This also led refugees to ask how they could overcome hostility and suspicion. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The toxin of xenophobia needs vigorous opposition and hostility. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He faces growing hostility in the Middle East. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Yet urban foxes arouse huge hostility from some people. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He also had to face the hostility to his views from more conservative senior academics. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Anyone who becomes too vocal in promoting its benefits risks triggering hostility and outright opposition. Bad Food Britain (2006)There has been little open hostility to them. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He said that the industry had suffered great public and media hostility. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But neither the executive board nor the trust seems to have grasped the hostility they now face. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Nobody wins if we regard each other with hostility and suspicion. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Open hostility for the man in charge from day one and it continues to this day. The Sun (2013)In many cases they engaged in open hostilities towards precursors and contemporaries alike. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)His open hostility to the defence was the talk of the bar for some time. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And they were staring at her with open hostility. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He assured them of his support as they face increased hostility from the new forces that are reshaping the region. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The report said that during interview some Poles had reacted with hostility towards ethnic minorities. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is not hostility to foreign-born people per se. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This should shield some of them from the public 's hostility to the party as a whole. Times, Sunday Times (2015)An old head on young shoulders, he rightly views his errant father with suspicion and hostility. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Global investment banking chiefs were organising an industry-wide fightback against immense public hostility over remuneration last night. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Not all of them are poor: more often what affects their lives is religious or ethnic hostility. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Now that effort lies in tatters, and we have an atmosphere of hostility and suspicion between us all over again. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So too has public hostility. Times, Sunday Times (2006)So why, in the face of such hostility, does he keep going? Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'hostility'
British English: hostility NOUN
Hostility is unfriendly or aggressive behaviour towards people or ideas.
He sensed hostility all around him.
Definition of hostility from the Collins English Dictionary
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