Sentence Examples


  • The antithesis of this exists in the United States of America.
  • Later the commoner antithesis is between Ionian and Dorian, first (probably) in the colonial regions of Asia Minor, and later more universally.
  • The Pentecostal inspiration has been construed as a providential antithesis to the confusion of tongues - an idea which Grotius expressed in the words: "Poena linguarum dispersit homines; donum linguarum dispersos in unum populum collegit."
  • Once more, the notion that this indeterminate body contains potentially in itself the fundamental contraries - hot, cold, &c. - by the excretion or evolution of which definite substances were generated, is clearly a forecasting of that antithesis of potentiality and actuality which from Aristotle downwards has been made the basis of so many theories of development.
  • This is practically the transference of Iranian dualism to the more Greek antithesis of soul and body, spirit and matter (cf.

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