oppugnancy


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oppugnancy

1. the state or quality of being an antagonist.
2. an act or instance of antagonism. — oppugnant, adj.
See also: Conflict
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The revolution stumbled on Friday - highjacked with nary a whimper of oppugnancy.
As a category of being, alterity or secondness is (as already noted) "not mere twoness but active oppugnancy.
what discord follows; each thing meets in mere oppugnancy.