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Negative ConnotationPlay
The word 'hostile' implies negative feelings, often with a sense of aggression or conflict. SlideHer comments were dismissed as hostile criticism.
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Intensity of OppositionPlay
'Hostile' suggests a strong and active opposition, more than just disagreement. SlideWorkers voiced their hostile opposition to the proposed cuts.
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Social InteractionsPlay
Use 'hostile' to describe unfriendly social situations or interactions. SlideThe interviewer's questions seemed deliberately hostile.