Synonyms of hostile in English:

hostile


See definition of hostile

adjective

1‘he wrote a ferociously hostile attack’

SYNONYMS

antagonistic, aggressive, confrontational, belligerent, bellicose, pugnacious, militant, truculent, combative, warlike

unfriendly, unkind, bitter, unsympathetic, malevolent, malicious, vicious, spiteful, rancorous, venomous, biting, wrathful, angry

literary malefic, maleficent

ANTONYMS

friendly, mild

2‘he painted a grim picture of hardship in hostile climatic conditions’

SYNONYMS

unfavourable, adverse, bad, harsh, grim, hard, tough, inhospitable, forbidding, uncomfortable, unwelcoming

ANTONYMS

favourable

3‘people are very hostile to the idea’

SYNONYMS

opposed, averse, antagonistic, ill-disposed, unsympathetic, antipathetic, inimical

opposing, against, dead set against, at odds with

informal anti, down on

ANTONYMS

in favour of