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Definition of hostile:

  1. An enemy; esp., an American Indian in arms against the whites; - commonly in the plural.
  2. 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; as, a hostile force; hostile intentions; a hostile country; hostile to a sudden change.

Synonyms:

antipathetical, opponent, unfriendly, inhospitable, foreign, unfavourable, ill, remote, contrasted, unconnected, opposing, attack, love, inappropriate, dirty, combatant, aggressive, antagonistic, uncongenial, unlike, truculent, strange, belligerent, enemy, pugnacious, antipathetical, head-on, antipathetic, irrelevant, distant, attitude, unfavorable, scrappy, at loggerheads, contradictory, impertinent, irreconcilable, incompatible, opposed, bitter, unreconcilable, inimical.

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