Another word for opposition
The act of opposing
conflict, clash, strife, combat, contention, competition, facing, confronting, coping with, breasting, meeting, stemming, belying, struggle, encounter, buffeting, resisting, resistance, defense, counterattack, outflanking, neutralizing, hostilities, war, warfare, skirmish, brush, fray, engagement, action, withstanding, repelling, duel, trial by battle, collision, contest, overpowering, running counter to, race, handicap, check, counteraction, contradiction, debate, countervail, vying with, obstruction, thwart; see also battle 2, fight 1.
The attitude suggestive of opposition
dislike, repugnance, hostility, antagonism, defiance, objectionableness, antipathy, abhorrence, detestation, aversion, constraint, restriction, restraint, hindrance, tyranny, misrule, discord, want of harmony, incompatibility, distaste, disfavor, dissatisfaction, discontent, displeasure, irritation, offense, chagrin, humiliation, mortification, disagreement, anger, loathing, disapproval, complaint, discontentment, inconvenience; see also hate, hatred 1, 2, malice, resentment.
The individual or group that opposes
Another word for oppositionnoun
The act of resisting:renitence, renitency, resistance. See resist
The condition of being in conflict:antagonism, antithesis, contradiction, contradistinction, contraposition, contrariety, contrariness, polarity. See support
One that opposes another in a battle, contest, controversy, or debate:adversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer, oppositionist, resister. See resist, support