|adj.||1.||characterized by active opposition; as, two bitterly opposing schools of thought.|
|2.||acting in opposition to; as, the opposing sector of the same muscle group.|
|Adj.||1.||opposed - in opposition to (a policy or attitude etc.); "an opposing vote"|
|2.||opposed - being in opposition or having an opponent; "two bitterly opposed schools of thought"|
unopposed - not having opposition or an opponent; "unopposed military forces"; "the candidate was unopposed"