English - Vietnamese Dictionary
antagonism /æn'tægənizm/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự phản đối; sự phản kháng
- to come into antagonism with someone: phản đối ai
- sự đối lập, sự tương phản, sự đối kháng
- antagonism between two theories: sự đối lập nhau giữa hai thuyết
+a state of deep-seated ill-will
+the relation between opposing principles or forces or factors
+an actively expressed feeling of dislike and hostility
+(biochemistry) interference in or inhibition of the physiological action of a chemical substance by another having a similar structure
Advanced English Dictionary
1 opposition, animosity, enmity, rancour, hostility, antipathy:
It is difficult to understand your antagonism towards classical music.
2 conflict, rivalry, discord, dissension, friction, strife; contention:
Giving jobs only to personal friends has engendered antagonism.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
[U, pl.] ~ (to / toward(s) sb/sth)
~ (between A and B) (written) feelings of hatred and opposition: The antagonism he felt towards his old enemy was still very strong. + You could sense the antagonism between them. + the racial antagonisms in society
great, strong | mutual | class, personal, racial
VERB + ANTAGONISM
She felt nothing but antagonism towards her boss. He seems to have an antagonism to the local people.
| express, show | arouse, cause, create, lead to, provoke
The new rules will create a lot of antagonism.
the antagonism between the two brothers
| ~ to/towards
her antagonism towards her mother
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