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hostile

 
Adjective hostile has 7 senses
  1. hostile - characterized by enmity or ill will; "a hostile nation"; "a hostile remark"; "hostile actions"
    Antonyms:
    amicable, friendly, unhostile, well-meaning, unthreatening
  2. hostile - not belonging to your own country's forces or those of an ally; "hostile naval and air forces"
    Antonym:
    friendly
  3. hostile - very unfriendly; "a hostile attitude"
    Antonym:
    friendly (indirect, via unfriendly)
  4. hostile - impossible to bring into friendly accord; "hostile factions"
    Antonym:
    reconcilable (indirect, via irreconcilable)
  5. hostile, uncongenial, unfriendly - very unfavorable to life or growth; "a hostile climate"; "an uncongenial atmosphere"; "an uncongenial soil"; "the unfriendly environment at high altitudes"
    Antonym: hospitable (indirect, via inhospitable)
  6. hostile - marked by features that oppose constructive treatment or development; "not able to accomplish much in such a hostile environment"
    Antonyms:
    favorable, favourable (indirect, via unfavorable)
  7. hostile - used of attempts to buy or take control of a business; "hostile takeover"; "hostile tender offer"
    Antonyms:
    unaggressive, nonaggressive (indirect, via aggressive)
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