A nation or force hostile to another; military or wartime adversary
A strenuous effort in the face of difficulty:
An abrupt, blunt refusal of offered advice, help, etc.
Something that stands in the way of or holds up progress:
The definition of an impediment is an obstacle or something that prevents action.
Open acts of war; warfare
A hostile or adversarial confrontation:
The definition of contradiction is a statement that is different than another statement.
The definition of a competition is a contest, sports match or rivalry.
Hostility that results in active resistance, opposition, or contentiousness.
The definition of animosity is strong ill will or dislike.
An opponent; an enemy.
One engaged in a dispute.
The quality or state of being inconvenient; lack of comfort, ease, etc.; bother; trouble
The symptom or distress about which a patient seeks medical assistance.
Failure or refusal to approve; rejection
Failure to agree; difference; incongruity; discrepancy
Discipline of the body and the appetites by self-denial or self-inflicted privation, especially when undertaken for religious reasons.
The definition of chagrin is a feeling of embarrassment caused by failure or disappointment.
The definition of an irritation is something that causes annoyance or discomfort, or a feeling of annoyance.
A discontented person. (see also malcontent).
Unfavorable opinion or regard; disapproval:
Alienation of affection; displeasure; anger.
Very cruel and unjust use of power or authority
The act of hindering:
A means or instrument of restraining
The definition of a restriction is a limitation.
(Mathematics) A condition that a solution to an optimization problem must satisfy.
An object of dislike or repugnance.
Strong or deep-rooted dislike; aversion
The definition of a dislike is a feeling of not liking someone or something.
(Obsolete) Conflict; strife.
A draft signed by a person (the drawer or maker) that directs a bank (the drawee) to pay, on demand and without conditions, a specific sum of money to another person (the payee). Usually the funds are withdrawn from an account or a deposit that the drawer or maker has with the bank. Also called cheque.
Such an advantage or penalty.
Competitive action of any kind, especially when prolonged; hence, career; course of life.
A fight, struggle, conflict, or controversy
(Physics) A brief dynamic event consisting of the close approach of two or more particles, such as atoms, resulting in an abrupt change of momentum or exchange of energy.
Historically, the wager of battle (judicial combat)
A pledge or obligation:
A frayed place, as in cloth
(Elec.) A piece, plate, rod, or bundle of carbon, copper, etc. used as a conductor between an external circuit and a revolving part, as in a motor
An attack made in opposition to, or in reprisal for, another attack
A lining, often decorative, sewn on the inside edge of a garment or on a part that is turned back, as a collar
Any struggle or conflict; strife
A state of open, often prolonged fighting; a battle or war.
Polarity is defined as having two opposite tendencies or opposite electrical charges.
The definition of antithesis is a contrary or opposite opinion, concept, or characteristic.
A group organized for work or activity:
An agreement or a treaty to end hostilities:
The definition of compatibility means how well two things work or go together.
A source or cause of great excitement or interest.
The state of being supported:
Strong dislike or ill will; hate
(Internet, colloquial) Negative feedback, abusive behaviour.
A quarrel or conflict:
Armed fighting; combat or war
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