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hostile as in troops belonging to the enemy's military forces
  • "the platoon ran into a pack of hostiles"
hostile as in characterized by enmity or ill will
  • "a hostile nation"
  • "a hostile remark"
  • "hostile actions"
hostile as in not belonging to your own country's forces or those of an ally
  • "hostile naval and air forces"
hostile as in impossible to bring into friendly accord
  • "hostile factions"
hostile as in very unfavorable to life or growth
  • "a hostile climate"
  • "an uncongenial atmosphere"
  • "an uncongenial soil"
  • "the unfriendly environment at high altitudes"


  • uncongenialnot suitable to your tastes or needs; very unfavorable to life or growth; used of plant stock or scions
  • unfriendlynot easy to understand or use; not disposed to friendship or friendliness; not friendly; very unfavorable to life or growth
hostile as in unsolicited and resisted by the management of the target company (used of attempts to buy or take control of a business)
  • "hostile takeover"
  • "hostile tender offer"
  • "hostile bid"