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the character in a good vs. evil plot that opposes the good/hero.
everyone seems to root for the hero's in stories...but i like to root for the antagonist
by Altgirl August 24, 2006
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An antagonist is the bad guy in a movie,book or video game that makes life impossible to the protagonist,in this case the good guy.
Top 20 video game antagonists:

Nº20:Albert Wesker (Resident Evil)

Nº19:Claudia Wolf (Silent Hill 3)

Nº18:Edgar Ross (Red Dead Redemption)

Nº17: Shaun Calderon (25 To Life)

Nº16: Massimo Torini (Grand Theft Auto Liberty City Stories)

Nº15: Vassili Rykov (Aliens Vs. Predator 2)

Nº14: Jerry Martinez (Grand Theft Auto Vice City Stories)

Nº13: Lionel Starkweather (Manhunt)

Nº12: Jack Alexander (Hitman Blood Money)

Nº11: Dr. Proton (Duke Nukem)

Nº10: Leo Kasper (Manhunt 2)

Nº09: Osmund Saddler (Resident Evil 4)

Nº08: Emilio Barzini (The Godfather The Game)

Nº07: The Elder Brother (Kane & Lynch Dead Men)

Nº06: Frank Tenpenny (Grand Theft Auto San Andreas)

Nº05: Gary Smith (Bully)

Nº04: Blake Dexter (Hitman Absolution)

Nº03: Governor Griffon (Red Dead Revolver)

Nº02: Shangsi (Kane & Lynch 2 Dog Days)

Nº01: Mental (Serious Sam)
by Sam Nukem December 08, 2012
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A character who opposes the protagonist(s). typically avillain, but not always.
Dr. Eggman is usually the antagonist in the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise.
by 5magmacubes August 22, 2016
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