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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Antagonistic  \An*tag`o*nis"tic\,  Antagonistical 
  \An*tag`o*nis"tic*al\,  a. 
  Opposing  in  combat,  combating;  contending  or  acting  against; 
  as  antagonistic  forces.  --  {An*tag`o*nis"tic*al*ly},  adv 
 
  They  were  distinct,  adverse,  even  antagonistic. 
  --Milman. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  antagonistic 
  adj  1:  indicating  opposition  or  resistance  [syn:  {counter}] 
  2:  characterized  by  antagonism  or  antipathy;  "slaves 
  antagonistic  to  their  masters";  "antipathetic  factions 
  within  the  party"  [syn:  {antipathetic},  {antipathetical}] 
  3:  arousing  animosity  or  hostility;  "his  antagonizing 
  brusqueness";  "a  speech  that  was  antagonizing  to  many 
  voters"  [syn:  {antagonizing}]  [ant:  {conciliating}] 
  4:  used  especially  of  drugs  or  muscles  that  counteract  or 
  neutralize  each  other's  effect  [syn:  {incompatible}]  [ant: 
  {synergistic}] 
  5:  incapable  of  harmonious  association 




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