Etymology[ an-'ta-g&-"ni-z&m ] (noun.) circa 1828. From Ancient Greek ἀνταγωνιστής (“opponent”), from ἀνταγωνίζεσθαι (“antagonize”).
Synonymsanimosity, animus, antipathy, antithesis, clashing, competition, conflict, contention, contradistinction, contrariety, difference, disagreement, discord, dissension, enmity, friction, hatred, hostility, incongruity, oppugnancy
Antonymsaccord, agreement, harmony, rapport, sympathy, understanding
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