Definition of antagonism noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    antagonism

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ænˈtæɡəˌnɪzəm//
     
    [uncountable, plural]antagonism (to/toward(s) somebody/something)antagonism (between A and B)
     
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  1. 1feelings of hatred and opposition synonym hostility
  2. 2 The antagonism he felt toward his old enemy was still very strong. You could sense the antagonism between them. the racial antagonisms in society
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