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antagonism

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἀνταγωνιστής (antagōnistḗs, opponent), from ἀνταγωνίζεσθαι (antagōnízesthai, antagonize), from Ancient Greek ἀγών (agṓn, contest) (English agon).

NounEdit

antagonism (plural antagonisms)

  1. A strong natural dislike or hatred; antipathy.
    The longstanding antagonism is manifested in frequent scuffles and shouting matches.

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