Noun(1) a hostile (very unfriendly(2) a state of deep-seated ill-will(3) the feeling of a hostile person(4) violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked
(1) The rapprochement is remarkable because of the depth of the previous hostility between the two men.(2) At that time my enthusiasm met a cold blast of indifference or hostility from most of the people I talked to about it.(3) Frostrup faced the same hostility when she was on the judging panel of the 1999 Booker prize.(4) The level of hostility we encountered was about what we expected, at first at least.(5) Thus in spite of any improvements in the early years, there was always public hostility to contend with.(6) She believes women themselves have shown hostility to reversing this trend.(7) This climate of hostility affects us all, but most especially impacts those who reside overseas.(8) People are much more good than bad, I thought, tending more to friendship than hostility .(9) Such was the anger and hostility among the callers that one official refused to take any more calls.(10) In fact they will probably go along with it, not wanting to attract further hostility from the military.(11) The decision was made against a backdrop of outright hostility towards Lisa from staff at her station.(12) That is why even a kids' film like The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe can provoke such hostility .(13) He said he has met with frequent hostility and criticism from many locals for the work he is doing.(14) their hostility to all outsiders(15) To add injustice to the stressful wait is a recipe for disaster that can lead to hostility .(16) Any identity built on hostility to others can change the object of its hostility as easily as a man changes his coat.
1. antagonism ::
2. opposition ::
3. fighting ::
5. aggression ::
1. amity ::
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Then I see no reason for HOSTILITY between us.
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Gosh, Amy. I'm sensing a little HOSTILITY.
The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 9
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