hos·tile /ˈhɑstḷ, ˌtaɪl/
hos·tile /ˈhɑstḷ, ˌtaɪl/ 形容詞
Hos·tile a. 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; as, a hostile force; hostile intentions; a hostile country; hostile to a sudden change.
Syn: -- Warlike; inimical; unfriendly; antagonistic; opposed; adverse; opposite; contrary; repugnant.
Hos·tile, n. An enemy; esp., an American Indian in arms against the whites; -- commonly in the plural. [Colloq.]
adj 1: characterized by enmity or ill will; "a hostile nation"; "a
hostile remark"; "hostile actions" [ant: amicable]
2: not belonging to your own country's forces or those of an
ally; "hostile naval and air forces" [ant: friendly]
3: very unfriendly; "a hostile attitude"
4: impossible to bring into friendly accord; "hostile factions"
5: very unfavorable to life or growth; "a hostile climate"; "an
uncongenial atmosphere"; "an uncongenial soil"; "the
unfriendly environment at high altitudes" [syn: uncongenial,
6: marked by features that oppose constructive treatment or
development; "not able to accomplish much in such a
7: used of attempts to buy or take control of a business;
"hostile takeover"; "hostile tender offer"