What is another word for antagonistically?

Pronunciation: [antˈaɡənˈɪstɪkli] (IPA)

Antagonistically is an adverb that refers to a confrontational or hostile manner. Synonyms for it could include terms such as aggressively, combatively, confrontationally, contentiously, argumentatively, forcefully, or belligerently. These words all imply a combative or confrontational tone in one's speech or behavior. Alternatives to 'antagonistically' could also include terms such as obstructively, uncooperatively, captiously, or provokingly. These words suggest a tendency to act against others, either in a direct or indirect way. Depending on the context, any of these synonyms could replace 'antagonistically' with equal precision in writing or conversation.

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What are the hypernyms for Antagonistically?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for antagonistically?

Antagonistically is an adverb that means in an opposing or confrontational manner. Some antonyms for antagonistically include amicably, peacefully, harmoniously, cordially, congenially, and benevolently. When these words are used instead of antagonistically, they convey a sense of friendliness and warmth instead of hostility and animosity. For example, instead of approaching a situation antagonistically, one can approach it amicably with the intention of finding a resolution that benefits all parties involved. Similarly, using words like cordially and benevolently suggest a positive and collaborative approach to communication and conflict resolution.

What are the antonyms for Antagonistically?

Usage examples for Antagonistically

The county would discuss her antagonistically at a hundred tea-tables.
"The Pastor's Wife"
Elizabeth von Arnim
Not Tasso, but a sublimated offensiveness, issue of the antagonistically combined, dispersed to be the more penetrating; insomuch that it seemed to them they could not ever again make use of eau d'Arquebusade without the vitiating reminder.
"One of Our Conquerors, Complete"
George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
And when, further, we reflect that this store of energy had long since been dissipated into space but for the intervention of the organism, we see definitely another factor in organic transfer of energy-a factor acting conservatively of energy, or antagonistically to dissipation.
"The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays"
J. (John) Joly

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