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hostility

(hŏ-stĭl′ĭ-tē)
The manifestation of anger, animosity, or antagonism in a situation in which such a reaction is unwarranted. Hostility may be directed toward oneself, others, or inanimate objects. It is almost always a symptom of depression.
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The Committee also warned both the tribes to stay calm until the Committee give its final decision to end their long standing hostility.
The objective of this study was to examine whether personality traits, including optimism, negativity, and hostility, were associated with the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in postmenopausal women.
He said it was easy to instigate hostility, but it would take a long time to heal the wounds.
When such arguing becomes scripted and involves distributive actions or maladaptive sequences such as demand/withdraw, counter-complaining, and mutual hostility (e.g., Johnson & Roloff, 1998; Reznik & Roloff, 2011), pessimism about conflict resolution can arise, which relates to lower relational quality (Johnson & Roloff, 2000a).
"The best situation is certainly when there Is no hostility but, if your boss is hostile, there appears to be benefits to reciprocating.
He urged the prime ministers of India and Pakistan to discuss issues on table to " end the hostility in the region." " The hostility between India and Pakistan should be removed and both the countries should sit across the table and resolve their differences," Sagar said.
Individuals with high levels of stress, depression, or hostility are more likely to suffer a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA, or mini-stroke) than those who reported the lowest levels of these negative feelings, according to a recent study.
STRESS, hostility and depression can significantly increase the chances of middle-aged and older adults having a stroke, researchers have said.
They also agreed on a spirit of "social reconciliation" and an end to all expressions of hostility, including in the media.
Corcoran; RELIGIOUS HOSTILITY; ISR Books (Nonfiction: Social Sciences) 17.95 ISBN: 9781940814001
2) The Social Hostilities Index (SHI), which measures acts of religious hostility by private individuals, organisations or groups in society.
The council complies with this because there always has been a hostility between Newport and its hinterland - as expressed in the hostility from Townies to Valley Boys I experienced in Llanwern.