[Ads-l] just heard on NPR

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Mon Jun 8 22:20:34 UTC 2015


I could accept "hostilization" as the process of making a situation, or persons, hostile, and thus different from the result, "hostility".


And the OED has 'hostilize", verb, with exactly one quotation ("not yet fully updated"):


trans. To render hostile; to cause to be an enemy.
1794   A. Seward Lett. (1811) III. 376   The powers already hostilized against an impious nation.

Joel

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Hostilization (not in eOED)



I think I'd be saying _hostility_






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