Synonyms for antagonism

Grammar : Noun
Spell : an-tag-uh-niz-uhm
Phonetic Transcription : ænˈtæg əˌnɪz əm

Top 10 synonyms for antagonism Other synonyms for the word antagonism

Définition of antagonism

Origin :
  • 1797, from French antagonisme or directly from late Greek antagonisma, noun of action from antagonizesthai "to struggle against" (see antagonist).
  • noun causing problem; opposition
Example sentences :
  • The two men, formerly friends, were evidently in antagonism now.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
  • And stranger still—why should he put himself in antagonism to its success?
  • Extract from : « Address delivered by Hon. Henry H. Crapo, Governor of Michigan, before the Central Michigan Agricultural Society, at their Sheep-shearing Exhibition held at the Agricultural College Farm, on Thursday, May 24th, 1866 » by Henry Howland Crapo
  • There were other reasons for the antagonism of Plato to poetry.
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
  • We write from aspiration and antagonism, as well as from experience.
  • Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Despite this antagonism, there exists a deep attachment to the royal house.
  • Extract from : « Blood and Iron » by John Hubert Greusel
  • There is a progression by antagonism of two opposite aspects of philosophy.
  • Extract from : « Meno » by Plato
  • Yet incidentally the antagonism between Socrates and the Sophists is allowed to appear.
  • Extract from : « Apology » by Plato
  • It was not a feeling of antagonism, exactly, but more of defiance, of obstinacy.
  • Extract from : « The Portygee » by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • His antagonism to his father spurred him to a prouder carriage.
  • Extract from : « The Lion's Skin » by Rafael Sabatini
  • For the once, Thayer had made no effort to avoid rousing his antagonism.
  • Extract from : « The Dominant Strain » by Anna Chapin Ray

Antonyms for antagonism

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