What is the opposite of cooperation?

Need antonyms for cooperation? Here's a list of opposite words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Noun
Opposite of the action or process of working together to the same end
Disunity within his own party has fractured his ability to make good and sound political decisions.”
Noun
Opposite of assistance, especially by complying readily with requests
“The noncooperation of the suspect would naturally delay the investigation further.”
Noun
Opposite of the state of cooperating, being allied or working together
“We need to set aside our personal differences and try to work together.”
Noun
Opposite of the friendly, cooperative and supportive relationship between people, or animals
Noun
Opposite of the action of working with others for a common goal or project
“Once you have decided whether your board will be a solo or collaboration, just select the red button at the bottom of the text box to proceed.”
Noun
Opposite of good neighbourliness
Noun
Opposite of a relationship of mutual benefit, especially among different species
Noun
Opposite of the fact or condition of being involved with or participating in something
“His uninvolvement in the decision-making process deprives him of the information that is a key characteristic of a good decision.”
Noun
Opposite of the act or result of assisting
Noun
Opposite of the state of being at peace, typically between two or more entities
“The character lives in chaos, and the lone protagonist fights against a totalitarian regime.”
Noun
Opposite of a kind or helpful deed
“Doing him a disfavor would be sure to bring the vultures swooping down on his business.”
Noun
Opposite of a relation of mutual dependence or action or influence
Noun
Opposite of a society or association formed by people with a common interest or purpose
“Following this is the account of his disaffiliation from the Partisan Review crowd and his renowned swing to the political right.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of giving and receiving in equal measure
“Carnaptious and caustic, his intransigence makes him infuriating and impossible to work with.”
Noun
Opposite of symbiosis in biology
Noun
Opposite of the occurrence of two or more objects, events or people acting upon, or between, one another
“Family commitments, long commutes, and a lack of interest in socializing can contribute to noninteraction between workers.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of participating, of taking part in something
“The reasons given for nonparticipation were, in a word, diverse.”
Noun
Opposite of practical, moral or emotional help or support given
“Though Dean was the only one of eight children in his family who wanted to continue with farming, he got nothing but discouragement from his parents.”
Noun
Opposite of freedom from civil unrest
“The economy was slumping, unemployment was high and discord was largely prevalent in the nation at this time.”
Noun
Opposite of the quality or state of being prepared to do something
“So it was with great reluctance that I picked up this album and put it into my car stereo.”
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Nearby Words
11-letter Words Starting With
Find Antonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2021