What does the word opposition mean?

Usage examples for opposition

  1. Opposition of any sort would probably do far more harm than good at present. – Winding Paths by Gertrude Page
  2. How greatly his conduct was in opposition to his character! – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  3. " At all events, we are not likely to meet with much opposition," said Tom; " though, if we had had some fighting, we might have gained more credit." – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston