hostility

  • 21 hostility — noun a) The state of being hostile; b) A hostile action, especially a military action. See hostilities for specific plural definition …

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  • 22 hostility — hos·til·i·ty hä stil ət ē n, pl ties conflict, opposition, or resistance in thought or principle hos·tile häs təl, .tīl adj …

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  • 23 hostility — Synonyms and related words: Kilkenny cats, abhorrence, abomination, action, aggression, aggressiveness, allergy, altercation, animosity, animus, antagonism, anteposition, antipathy, antithesis, argument, aversion, bad blood, bad feeling,… …

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  • 24 hostility — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. enmity, hatred, abhorrence, aversion; see hatred 1 , malice , resentment . See Synonym Study at enmity . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. 1. unfriendliness antagonism, malevolence, hatred, ill will, enmity, animus,… …

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  • 25 hostility — hos·til·i·ty || hÉ‘ stɪlÉ™tɪ /hÉ’ s n. enmity, animosity, antagonism, hatred; hostile act; resistance …

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  • 26 hostility — noun (plural hostilities) hostile behaviour. ↘(hostilities) acts of warfare: a cessation of hostilities …

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  • 27 hostility — n. 1. Enmity, animosity, hatred, unfriendliness, ill will. 2. Opposition, repugnance, contrariety, variance …

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  • 28 hostility — n 1. antagonism, animus, ill will, ill feeling, grudge, spite, contempt; enmity, hatred, hate, dislike, disaffection, odium; malevolence, maliciousness, malice, meanness; bitterness, anger, wrath, dudgeon, rancor; rankling, bad blood, contumely.… …

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  • 29 hostility — hos·til·i·ty …

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  • 30 hostility — hos•til•i•ty [[t]hɒˈstɪl ɪ ti[/t]] n. pl. ties 1) a hostile state or attitude 2) a hostile act 3) opposition or resistance to an idea, plan, etc 4) mil hostilities a) acts of warfare b) war • Etymology: 1375–1425; < L …

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  • 31 hostility — /hɒsˈtɪləti/ (say hos tiluhtee) noun (plural hostilities) 1. hostile state; enmity; antagonism. 2. a hostile act. 3. (plural) acts of warfare …

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  • 32 hostility — State of enmity between individuals or nations. An act or series of acts displaying antagonism …

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  • 33 hostility — State of enmity between individuals or nations. An act or series of acts displaying antagonism …

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  • 34 hostility — See bias; hostile; hostilities; prejudice …

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  • 35 hostility — n. (pl. ies) 1 being hostile, enmity. 2 a state of warfare. 3 (in pl.) acts of warfare. 4 opposition (in thought etc.). Etymology: F hostiliteacute or LL hostilitas (as HOSTILE) …

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  • 36 Implacable hostility — arises after separation or divorce and denotes the attitude shown by one parent to another in denying access to, or contact with, their child(ren). What differentiates implacable hostility from the typical hostility that may arise after… …

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  • 37 Friendly Hostility — Infobox comic strip title= Friendly Hostility caption= author= K. Sandra Fuhr url= http://www.friendlyhostility.com/ rss= atom= status= MWF syndicate= publisher= first= January 8 2004 last= genre= rating= preceded by= Boy Meets Boy followed by=… …

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  • 38 Basic Hostility — is a psychological concept first described by psychoanalyst Karen Horney. It is an effect of Basic Evil. Horney described it as a bad attitude which develops in the child as a result of Basic Evil, such as parental abuse. The child is mistreated… …

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  • 39 latent hostility — noun feelings of hostility that are not manifest he could sense her latent hostility to him the diplomats first concern was to reduce international tensions • Syn: ↑tension • Derivationally related forms: ↑tensional (for: ↑tensi …

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  • 40 Open Hostility — Studio album by Razor Released 1991 Genre Thrash metal Length 37:18 …

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