antagonism

  • 1 antagonism — ANTAGONÍSM, antagonisme, s.n. Formă a contradicţiei dintre grupuri şi clase cu interese fundamentale opuse; p. gener. contradicţie de neîmpăcat. – Din fr. antagonisme, rus. antagonizm. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  ANTAGONISM …

    Dicționar Român

  • 2 Antagonism — is hostility that results in active resistance, opposition, or contentiousness. Additionally, it may refer to:*Antagonism (chemistry), where the involvement of multiple agents reduce their overall effect *Antagonism (philosophy), a principle,… …

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  • 3 Antagonism — An*tag o*nism, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to struggle against; ? against + ? to contend or struggle, ? contest: cf. F. antagonisme. See {Agony}.] Opposition of action; counteraction or contrariety of things or principles. [1913 Webster] Note: We speak of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 antagonism — antagonism. См. антагонизм. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 5 antagonism — index alienation (estrangement), argument (contention), bad repute, belligerency, collision (dispute) …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 antagonism — (n.) 1797, from Fr. antagonisme or directly from late Gk. antagonisma, noun of action from antagonizesthai to struggle against (see ANTAGONIST (Cf. antagonist)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 antagonism — antipathy, *enmity, hostility, animosity, rancor, animus Analogous words: opposition or opposing, resistance, withstanding, contesting, fighting, combating, conflict or conflicting (see corresponding verbs at RESIST): strife, conflict, difference …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 antagonism — [n] causing problem; opposition animosity, animus, antipathy, antithesis, clashing, competition, conflict, contention, contradistinction, contrariety, difference, disagreement, discord, dissension, enmity, friction, hatred, hostility, incongruity …

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  • 9 antagonism — ► NOUN ▪ open hostility or opposition …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 antagonism — [an tag′ə niz΄əm] n. [Gr antagōnisma < antagōnizesthai: see ANTAGONIZE] 1. the state of being opposed or hostile to another or to each other; opposition or hostility 2. an opposing force, principle, etc.; specif., a mutually opposing action… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 antagonism — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great, strong (esp. AmE) ▪ mutual ▪ class, personal, racial VERB + ANTAGONISM ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 antagonism — n. 1) to arouse, stir up antagonism 2) to feel (an) antagonism 3) deep, deep rooted, profound, strong antagonism 4) antagonism between; to; towards (to feel a strong antagonism towards smb.) * * * [æn tægənɪz(ə)m] deep rooted profound stir up… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 antagonism — an|tag|o|nis|m [ænˈtægənızəm] n [U] 1.) hatred between people or groups of people = ↑hostility antagonism between ▪ the antagonism between the army and other military groups 2.) opposition to an idea, plan etc antagonism to/towards ▪ his obvious… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 antagonism — an|tag|o|nism [ æn tægə,nızəm ] noun count or uncount 1. ) a strong feeling of disliking someone, usually a feeling that has existed for a long time: antagonism between: the growing antagonism between management and the union antagonism toward/to …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 antagonism — UK [ænˈtæɡəˌnɪz(ə)m] / US [ænˈtæɡəˌnɪzəm] noun [countable/uncountable] 1) a strong feeling of disliking someone, usually a feeling that has existed for a long time antagonism between: the growing antagonism between the two groups antagonism… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 antagonism — noun Date: 1835 1. a. opposition of a conflicting force, tendency, or principle < the antagonism of democracy to dictatorship > b. actively expressed opposition or hostility < antagonism …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 antagonism — /an tag euh niz euhm/, n. 1. an active hostility or opposition, as between unfriendly or conflicting groups: the antagonism between the liberal and the conservative parties. 2. an opposing force, principle, or tendency: Her plan to become an… …

    Universalium

  • 18 antagonism — [[t]æntæ̱gənɪzəm[/t]] antagonisms N UNCOUNT: also N in pl Antagonism between people is hatred or dislike between them. Antagonisms are instances of this. There is still much antagonism between trades unions and the oil companies... Old… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 antagonism — noun (U) 1 hatred between people or groups of people: the great antagonism between Futurists and Cubists 2 opposition to an idea, plan etc (+ to/towards): his obvious antagonism towards the press …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 antagonism — noun A strong natural dislike or hatred; antipathy. The longstanding antagonism is manifested in frequent scuffles and shouting matches. See Also: antagonist, antagonistic, antagonize …

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