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- adj. diametrically opposed
- adj. antithetical
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to antithesis, or opposition of words and sentiments; containing, or of the nature of, antithesis; contrasted.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as antithetical.
- n. A direct opposite.
- n. pl. The doctrine of contrasts.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. sharply contrasted in character or purpose
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Anticlinal structures that include some landward-verging reverse faults (referred to as antithetic) are produced, with create the tectonic ridges that you can see in the bathymetric map in Figs. 7 and 8 above.
ZAHN: And if it turns out the gas that was used was some kind of antithetic or opiate, is it possible that they didn't understand how damaging too strong a potency could be?
All in all I do consider the bible to be rather antithetic to freedom.
Senior bureaucrat versus action hero, these are somewhat different skills set, one may even say completely antithetic ones!
Vis-a-vis entitlement: my main objection to Sen. Clinton's candidacy is my abiding belief that political dynasties are antithetic to democracy.
The young actor, best know for playing the cherubic-faced child opposite Hugh Grant in About A Boy not only shows he's grown up into a handsome young man, but that he's able to take on a subject matter antithetic to the comedy film that first made him famous.
But I think the belief that everyone else is stupid is antithetic to our form of government.
High-energy technology has resulted in the aggregation of such huge amounts of power that small social units operating alone are often ruthlessly and unheedingly swept aside in their ends are antithetic to the purposes of those who control the power.
Science and technology, though they are frequently regarded as being antithetic to those ideas, are nevertheless included in the pattern of these ideologists; they can “prove” to their own satisfaction that because modern means of communication permit the ideas to be diffused, they must result in a universal culture.
The idea that OFA will become one of those groups that exists only to send out a meaningless email every week or so is antithetic to everything that OFA's leadership has done in their past.
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