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Definitions of hostile:
  • adjective:   very unfavorable to life or growth
    Example: "A hostile climate"
  • adjective:   characterized by enmity or ill will
    Example: "A hostile nation"
  • adjective:   impossible to bring into friendly accord
    Example: "Hostile factions"
  • adjective:   used of attempts to buy or take control of a business
    Example: "Hostile takeover"
  • adjective:   marked by features that oppose constructive treatment or development
    Example: "Not able to accomplish much in such a hostile environment"
  • adjective:   very unfriendly
    Example: "A hostile attitude"
  • adjective:   not belonging to your own country's forces or those of an ally
    Example: "Hostile naval and air forces"

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