hostile

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From Middle French hostile, from Latin hostīlis, from hostis (enemy).

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hostile (comparative more hostile, superlative most hostile)

  1. 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
    a hostile force
    hostile intentions
    a hostile country
    hostile to a sudden change

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hostile (plural hostiles)

  1. (chiefly in the plural) An enemy.

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French[edit]

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hostile (masculine and feminine, plural hostiles)

  1. hostile
  2. unfriendly

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hostīle

  1. nominative neuter singular of hostīlis
  2. accusative neuter singular of hostīlis
  3. vocative neuter singular of hostīlis