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Opposition - synonyms or related words

pushback

noun

resistance to a change that has been introduced

opposition

noun

strong disagreement with a plan or policy, especially when this is shown in active attempts to prevent something

disagreement

noun

a situation involving a lot of disagreements

antagonism

noun

opposition to something such as an idea or proposal

hostility

noun

opposition to something

enmity

noun

formal

a feeling of strong dislike or opposition between people

rebellion

noun

opposition to someone in authority or to accepted ways of doing things

resistance

noun

opposition to someone or something, especially a political or military opponent

dissension

noun

formal

strong disagreement about something, especially within a group of people

demur

noun

formal

refusal or disagreement

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troll factory

a company that pays pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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