antagonistic to

See: contrary
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The emotional qualities are antagonistic to clear reasoning.
The nature of the man, unpliably antagonistic to the world and the world's customs, might justify some such interpretation of his conduct as this.
At first with the aristocracy; later on, with those portions of the bourgeoisie itself, whose interests have become antagonistic to the progress of industry; at all times, with the bourgeoisie of foreign countries.
Her feeling that he was antagonistic to her, which had lapsed while she thought of her family possessions, returned so keenly that she stopped in the middle of her catalog and looked at him.
In 1756 he began his career as an author with 'A Vindication of Natural Society,' a skilful satire on the philosophic writings which Bolingbroke (the friend of Swift and Pope) had put forth after his political fall and which, while nominally expressing the deistic principles of natural religion, were virtually antagonistic to all religious faith.
I know no medium: I never in my life have known any medium in my dealings with positive, hard characters, antagonistic to my own, between absolute submission and determined revolt.
'The government's position is not antagonistic to the interests of martial law victims who are also citizens of our country, but to protect the interests of the republic as a whole,' he stressed.
Our system is ideal to address these questions because bacteria-plasmid interactions can be switched from antagonistic to mutualistic through simple environmental manipulations (the addition of antibiotics to which the plasmids confer resistance), and changes in community network structure can be observed over a matter of weeks.
A total of 148 out of 223 bark actinobacteria isolates were found antagonistic to at least one of 15 microorganisms tested.
is no way in a million years that anyone would be allowed to erect wind turbines off Italy's Amalfi coast, a spectacular seascape that every person should experience at least once during their short stay on this planet; yet we have allowed a handful of here-today-gone-tomorrow political philistines to destroy other unique visions of natural beauty, so that no one in future will be allowed to experience them; one of which is the seascape off the North Wales coast, east of Llandudno, which is now just a forest of wind turbines, just so these vandals who are antagonistic to any artistic and cultural values can say 'at least we did something'.
Congruent to our results, several researchers have reported bacteria isolated from solanaceous crops and belonging to similar genera to be antagonistic to R.
[Counsel] ask[ed] to be excused on the ground that the interest of his client (McErlane) in the trial was antagonistic to that of Bopp.