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Hostile behavior; unfriendliness or opposition,
  1. Hostile behavior; unfriendliness or opposition
    • - their hostility to all outsiders
  2. Acts of warfare
    • - he called for an immediate cessation of hostilities

  1. a hostile (very unfriendly) disposition; "he could not conceal his hostility"
  2. a state of deep-seated ill-will
  3. the feeling of a hostile person; "he could no longer contain his hostility"
  4. aggression: violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked
  5. (hostile) characterized by enmity or ill will; "a hostile nation"; "a hostile remark"; "hostile actions"
  6. (hostile) troops belonging to the enemy's military forces; "the platoon ran into a pack of hostiles"
  7. (hostile) not belonging to your own country's forces or those of an ally; "hostile naval and air forces"
  8. Hostility (also called inimicality) is a form of angry internal rejection or denial in psychology. It is a part of personal construct psychology, developed by George Kelly. In everyday speech it is more commonly used as a synonym for anger and aggression.
  9. The state of being hostile
  10. (hostile) An enemy; esp., an American Indian in arms against the whites; -- commonly in the plural; Belonging or appropriate to an enemy; showing the disposition of an enemy; showing ill will and malevolence, or a desire to thwart and injure; occupied by an enemy or enemies; inimical; unfriendly
  11. (HOSTILE) term used to describe the organizations and activities of the opposition services.
  12. (Hostile) A contact positively identified as enemy in accordance with (IAW) operational command ROE.
  13. (Hostile) A victim of terrorist activity or one who becomes a casualty “in action.” “In action” means the casualty is a direct result of hostile action, sustained in combat or relating thereto, or sustained going to or returning from a combat mission provided the occurrence was directly related ...
  14. (Hostile) Often refers to an unsolicitated and unwanted bid by the target company. It rejects this bid and indicates that the company does not want to be acquired by that bidder.
  15. (hostile) (JP 1-02) - A contact positively identified as enemy. (Army) - An individual, a group of individuals, or a nation which is antagonistic or opposes policies and actions of the United States and its allies. The actions of a hostile can be political, diplomatic, or at any level of war. ...
  16. (hostile) a landscape can be hostile if it is difficult for a species to move through and survive in it e.g. an urban area might be a hostile landscape for a badger.
  17. (Hostilities) A conflict in which significant organized military force is being employed. Phase 3 of the MIT Model.
  18. “Hostilities” means any armed conflict in which the members pf the Armed Forces are subjected to combat conditions comparable to a period of war. The periods of armed conflict are determined by the Secretary of VA in consultation with the Secretary of Defense.
  19. Tendency to feel anger toward and to seek to inflict harm upon a person or group.
  20. Direct expression of that feeling. Consider who or what the dream suggests you feel hostile towards
  21. The attitude towards environmental protection of 90 percent (or more) of all government agencies, developers, polluters and resource extractors.
  22. Intense aggression or anger; state of antagonism
  23. An internal or emotional feeling of enmity, anger, or resentment. Hostility is a principal motivator of aggression. (See aggression; personality subtheory; the warmth dimension of parenting)
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  25. n. vair. M; dushmani. F; adavat. F; kina. M; jidd. F; virodh. M; karur. F;