Antagonistically



acting in opposition; opposing, especially mutually.
hostile; unfriendly.
Historical Examples

The county would discuss her antagonistically at a hundred tea-tables.
The Pastor’s Wife Elizabeth von Arnim

adjective
in active opposition
mutually opposed
adj.

1630s, from antagonist + -ic. Related: Antagonistical (1620s); antagonistically.

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