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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 an·tag·o·nism /ænˈtægəˌnɪzəm/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 an·tag·o·nism /ænˈtægəˌnɪzəm/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 an·tag·o·nism n.  Opposition of action; counteraction or contrariety of things or principles.
 Note:We speak of antagonism between two things, to or against a thing, and sometimes with a thing.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a state of deep-seated ill-will [syn: hostility, enmity]
      2: the relation between opposing principles or forces or
         factors; "the inherent antagonism of capitalism and
      3: an actively expressed feeling of dislike and hostility
      4: (biochemistry) interference in or inhibition of the
         physiological action of a chemical substance by another
         having a similar structure