Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as antithetical.
  • noun A direct opposite.
  • noun pl. The doctrine of contrasts.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to antithesis, or opposition of words and sentiments; containing, or of the nature of, antithesis; contrasted.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective diametrically opposed
  • adjective antithetical

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective sharply contrasted in character or purpose

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