Translation of antagonistic in Spanish:


hostil, adj.

Pronunciation: /anˌtaɡ(ə)ˈnɪstɪk//ænˌtæɡəˈnɪstɪk/


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    (behavior/attitude) hostil
    (attitude/behavior) antagonista
    to be antagonistic to sb/sth
    • they are openly antagonistic to him le son abiertamente hostiles
    • a society antagonistic to change una sociedad que se opone al cambio
    • The ceremony at the square was watched by more than three thousand people, including many who had been so antagonistic to him.
    • Nor are most Australians of Irish descent (partial or complete) antagonistic to Britain.
    • I was disappointed that our elected representative was so antagonistic to councillors who were working hard to resolve the dispute.
    • Some students have trouble coping with friends or family members who are antagonistic to their teaching aspirations.
    • I have often wondered why so many theologians are keen on the very writers who are most overtly antagonistic to Christianity.
    • But in Britain and the US many people feel ambivalent or antagonistic towards the mainstream popular resistance.
    • It recognizes that politics must have an underlying morality to it, but it is antagonistic to traditional morality.
    • The capitalist profit motive is antagonistic to public health, preferring to treat illness rather than preventing it.
    • Would any of the societies be antagonistic to each other?
    • He was rude and antagonistic to my friends, kept picking arguments and was often deliberately provocative, manipulating people into tense arguments.
    • It is no longer possible for any section of the global population to cling to a system of thinking that is uncompromisingly antagonistic to the thinking of others.
    • It is deeply rooted in place and profoundly antagonistic to market values.
    • Lutheranism developed in two different directions, somewhat antagonistic to one another.
    • Although antagonistic to this cultural heritage, their critiques can themselves be said to assume a national frame.
    • I am left wondering what moves people to be so antagonistic to two beautiful and harmless wild creatures.
    • Greek city-states were fiercely independent and often profoundly antagonistic to their immediate Greek neighbours.
    • The commission on men may well die on the vine from being stacked with members who are antagonistic to, or ignorant of, men's issues.
    • These two communities are often antagonistic to each other, and I think that may be because they do not understand each other.
    • Their attitudes concerning poetry and its function in life are different, sometimes even antagonistic to one another.
    • In the future we might have a Government that is pretty antagonistic to the aid community, and is running some rather strange foreign policy agendas.