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  Definition of hostility
  1. acts of overt warfare; "the outbreak of hostilities"
  2. violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked
  3. a hostile (very unfriendly) disposition; "he could not conceal his hostility"
  4. the feeling of a hostile person; "he could no longer contain his hostility"
  5. a state of deep-seated ill-will
Similar Words: belligerency, aggression, ill will, enmity, antagonism

 

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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