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hostileadjective abusive, acrimonious, actively opposed, adverse, aggressive, alienated, antagonistic, antipodal, antithetic, antithetical, antonymous, arguing, argumentative, assaulting, at odds, at variance, baneful, battling, besetting, bitter, bristling, calamitous, challenging, clashing, combative, competitive, contentious, contradictory, contrariant, contrarious, contrary, counteracting, counteractive, disaffected, disagreeing, disastrous, discordant, disdainful, disloyal, disputatious, dissentient, dissenting, dissentious, dissident, divided, dreadful, embittered, estranged, factious, frictional, full of hate, full of malice, harmful, harsh, ill-disposed, ill-willed, in opposition, incompatible, inconsistent with, infensus, inimical, inimicus, irreconcilable, malevolent, opposed, opposing, opposite, oppositional, oppugnant, polarized, pugnacious, rancorous, reactionary, refractory, renitent, reverse, schismatic, spiteful, truculent, unconsonant, uncooperative, unharmonious, vicious, vis-à-vis, wrangling
Associated concepts: hostile fire, hostile intent, hostile party, hostile possession of property, hostile witness
See also: averse, bitter, discordant, disobedient, impertinent, incompatible, inimical, insolent, irreconcilable, litigious, malevolent, malicious, malignant, negative, nonconsenting, offensive, opposite, prejudicial, pugnacious, recusant, repugnant, spiteful, unfavorable, virulent