Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hostility

4 senses of hostility

Sense 1
hostility, ill will -- (a hostile (very unfriendly) disposition; "he could not conceal his hostility")
       => unfriendliness -- (an unfriendly disposition)

Sense 2
hostility, enmity, antagonism -- (a state of deep-seated ill-will)
       => state -- (the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state")

Sense 3
hostility, enmity, ill will -- (the feeling of a hostile person; "he could no longer contain his hostility")
       => hate, hatred -- (the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action)

Sense 4
aggression, hostility -- (violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked)
       => action -- (something done (usually as opposed to something said); "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions")

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