unlike, foreign, hostile, contradictory, impertinent, opposing, strange, hostile to, remote, unconnected, counter to, at odds, at cross-purposes, against, opposite, inappropriate, oppositional, at the other end of the spectrum, antipathetic, restrictive, conflicting, antagonistic, against the grain, adverse, irrelevant, adversarial, anti, distant, support, up against
defended (part of speech: verb)
defended, resisted, buffered, supported, countered, protected, averted, retorted, barricaded, warded, answered, policed, backfired, barred, sustained, screened, fended, upheld, replied, safeguarded, guarded, saved, rebutted, argued, covered, counterattacked, secured, sheltered, returned, responded, shielded
hindered (part of speech: verb)
crippled, clogged, constipated, congested, restrained, fettered, mired, complicated, detained, curbed, deterred, plugged, thwarted, restricted, impaired, cramped, encumbered, choked, snarled, hamstrung, dammed, handicapped, bunged, interrupted, entrapped, dragged, constrained, bottlenecked, braked, entangled, caught, baffled, stayed, burdened, stopped, paralyzed, jammed, hampered, delayed, frustrated, tangled, crimped, snagged, blocked, fouled
unwilling (part of speech: adjective)
irreconcilable, uncooperative, contrary, noncooperative, non-consenting, uncomplying, indisposed, defiant, stubborn, averse, resisting, obstinate, reluctant, balky, unyielding, unhelpful, squeamish, unwilling, recalcitrant, hesitant, disinclined, unconsenting, loath
disproved (part of speech: verb)
counteracted (part of speech: verb)
contended (part of speech: verb)
dissented, wrestled, quarreled, faced, vied, confronted, antagonized, hassled, contended, bickered, protested, clashed, contrasted, brawled, struggled, withstood, wrangled, conflicted, stood, encountered, disputed
resisted (part of speech: verb)
stood fast, snubbed, stood firm
disagreed (part of speech: verb)
opposed (part of speech: verb)
- I hear that Calcutta folks occasionally do so, but I am quite opposed to the custom. - "Tales of Bengal", S. B. Banerjea.
- Thirdly, it was no less opposed to the way in which the Church had been carried on in every age and every country through the fifteen centuries. - "Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom", T. W. Allies.
- And he was so greatly opposed to this! - "The Reign of Greed Complete English Version of 'El Filibusterismo'", Jose Rizal.