Characterized by active hostility


Adjective S.
acting in opposition to; "the opposing sector of the same muscle group"

Adjective S.
characterized by active hostility; "opponent (or opposing) armies"

Adjective S.
in opposition to (a policy or attitude etc.); "an opposing vote"

p. pr. & vb. n.
of Oppose


Usage Examples

The question of the family now divides our society so deeply that the opposing sides cannot even agree on a definition of the institution they are arguing about.

I wanted the players to feel like they were part of a family, to be conscious of that controlled togetherness as they made that slow entrance onto the field. It had a great psychological effect on the opposing team, too. They'd never seen anything like it.

Sympathy constitutes friendship but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.

No candidate can win a presidential race advocating gay marriage and opposing the military action in Iraq.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

Bush reiterated his stand to conservatives opposing his decision on stem cell research. He said today he believes life begins at conception and ends at execution.

I wanted to be a sportswriter because I loved sports and I could not hit the curve ball, the jump shot, or the opposing ball carrier.

I think that people who have played sports have an ability to relate to people because when you're playing you have to work on teams and with opposing players.

Strength and wisdom are not opposing values.


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