Synonyms of antagonistic


1. antagonistic, counter, negative (vs. neutral) (vs. positive)

usage: indicating opposition or resistance

2. antagonistic, antipathetic, antipathetical, hostile (vs. amicable)

usage: characterized by antagonism or antipathy; "slaves antagonistic to their masters"; "antipathetic factions within the party"

3. antagonistic (vs. conciliatory), alienating

usage: arousing animosity or hostility; "his antagonistic brusqueness"; "Europe was antagonistic to the Unites States"

4. antagonistic (vs. synergistic), incompatible, antacid, antiphlogistic

usage: used especially of drugs or muscles that counteract or neutralize each other's effect

5. antagonistic, incompatible (vs. compatible)

usage: incapable of harmonious association

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Definition and meaning of antagonistic (Dictionary)