Pronunciation: (ho-stil'i-tē), [key]
1. a hostile state, condition, or attitude; enmity; antagonism; unfriendliness.
2. a hostile act.
3. opposition or resistance to an idea, plan, project, etc.
a. acts of warfare.
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