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  Words related to hostility

Related / Similar Words: belligerency, aggression, ill will, enmity, antagonism

 

Definition:
  • acts of overt warfare; "the outbreak of hostilities";
  • violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked;
  • a hostile (very unfriendly) disposition; "he could not conceal his hostility";
  • the feeling of a hostile person; "he could no longer contain his hostility";
  • a state of deep-seated ill-will;

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    Hyponyms: meat grinder, violence, force, plundering, pillage, pillaging, virulence, virulency, animosity, animus, bad blood, class feeling, antagonism, aggression, aggressiveness, belligerence, belligerency, resentment, bitterness, gall, rancor, rancour, latent hostility, tension, war, state of war, suspicion

     

    Derivational Morphology: attack, aggress, antagonize, antagonise

     

    Anagrams: sottishly

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 敵意   Danish: fjendtlighed  
    Dutch: vijandigheid   French: hostilité  
    German: Feindseligkeit   Greek: εχθρότητα  
    Italian: ostilità   Japanese: 敵意  
    Korean: 적의   Latin: hostilitas  
    Portuguese: hostilidade   Romanian: ostilitate  
    Russian: враждебность   Spanish: hostilidad  
     
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