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The state of being contrasted:
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  1. The state of being contrasted:
  2. The use of opposing elements, such as colors, forms, or lines, in proximity to produce an intensified effect in a work of art.
  3. The effect of a striking difference, as in color or tone, of adjacent parts of a painting, photograph, video-screen image, etc.
A person, thing, or statement having contradictory elements or qualities
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  1. A person, thing, or statement having contradictory elements or qualities
  2. A condition in which things tend to be contrary to each other; inconsistency; discrepancy
  3. One that contains elements that oppose or conflict with one another:
An opposite position; antithesis.
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  1. An opposite position; antithesis.
  2. (Logic) The statement of the form "if not Q then not P", given the statement "if P then Q".
  3. A placing opposite or over against; antithesis; contrast
Anything that is contrary; inconsistency or discrepancy
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  1. Anything that is contrary; inconsistency or discrepancy
  2. Something that is contrary.
  3. The condition or quality of being contrary
A mechanism, etc. for reversing, as a gear arrangement in a transmission that causes a machine, motor vehicle, etc. to run backward or in the opposite direction
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  1. A mechanism, etc. for reversing, as a gear arrangement in a transmission that causes a machine, motor vehicle, etc. to run backward or in the opposite direction
  2. A mechanism, such as a gear in a motor vehicle, that is used to reverse movement.
  3. The opposite or contrary:
A thing related in a converse way; the opposite
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  1. A thing related in a converse way; the opposite
  2. (Logic) A proposition obtained by conversion
  3. An interchange of thoughts and feelings by means of speech or sign language; conversation.
The state of being opposed or hostile to another or to each other; opposition or hostility
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  1. The state of being opposed or hostile to another or to each other; opposition or hostility
  2. The condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor:
  3. Hostility that results in active resistance, opposition, or contentiousness.
A statement in opposition to another; denial
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  1. A statement in opposition to another; denial
  2. The act or an instance of contradicting:
  3. The state of being contradicted:
Distinction by contrast
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  1. Distinction by contrast
  2. Distinction by contrast; the displaying of something, A, to show what B is not.
  3. Distinction by contrasting or opposing qualities.
A placing opposite or over against; antithesis; contrast
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  1. A placing opposite or over against; antithesis; contrast
  2. (Logic) The statement of the form "if not Q then not P", given the statement "if P then Q".
  3. An opposite position; antithesis.
Something that is contrary.
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  1. Something that is contrary.
  2. Anything that is contrary; inconsistency or discrepancy
  3. The condition or quality of being contrary
The state of being contrary
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The position of the superior planet or the moon in this configuration.
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  1. The position of the superior planet or the moon in this configuration.
  2. A political party or an organized group opposed to the group, party, or government in power.
  3. An opposed condition; resistance, contradiction, contrast, hostility, etc.
Intrinsic polar separation, alignment, or orientation, especially of a physical property:
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  1. Intrinsic polar separation, alignment, or orientation, especially of a physical property:
  2. The condition of having poles or being aligned with or directed toward poles, especially magnetic or electric poles.
  3. The condition of being positive or negative with respect to some reference point or object, as electricity
One of a pair of antipodes.
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  1. One of a pair of antipodes.
  2. Anything diametrically opposite; exact opposite
  3. A direct or diametrical opposite.
Something that is the exact opposite or contrary of another; an antipode.
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  1. Something that is the exact opposite or contrary of another; an antipode.
  2. Two places on directly opposite sides of the Earth, such as the North Pole and the South Pole.
  3. A place on the opposite side of the earth
(Semantics) A word which has the opposite meaning of another, although not necessarily in all its senses.
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  1. (Semantics) A word which has the opposite meaning of another, although not necessarily in all its senses.
Something that is opposite or contrary.
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  1. Something that is opposite or contrary.
  2. The opposite; thing that is the opposite of another
  3. (Logic) Either of two propositions so related that only one can be true but both may be false
An interchange of thoughts and feelings by means of speech or sign language; conversation.
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  1. An interchange of thoughts and feelings by means of speech or sign language; conversation.
  2. A thing related in a converse way; the opposite
  3. Something that has been reversed; an opposite.
(Printing) The depression between the raised lines of the face on a piece of type.
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  1. (Printing) The depression between the raised lines of the face on a piece of type.
  2. (Football) A play in which most blockers move in one direction while the running back with the ball moves in the opposite direction
  3. The opposite; contrary
An opponent or antagonist.
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  1. An opponent or antagonist.
  2. Anything opposed or opposite
  3. Arranged as one of a pair on either side of a stem or twig. Maple and ash trees have opposite leaves.
A change to an opposite position, condition, or direction.
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  1. A change to an opposite position, condition, or direction.
  2. A mechanism, etc. for reversing, as a gear arrangement in a transmission that causes a machine, motor vehicle, etc. to run backward or in the opposite direction
  3. Movement in an opposite direction.
(Logic) Any of a pair of propositions, that cannot both be true or both be false.
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  1. (Logic) Any of a pair of propositions, that cannot both be true or both be false.
  2. Something that contradicts; an opposite
  3. (Logic) Either of two proportions so related that only one can be true and, likewise, only one can be false
(Logic) A proposition obtained by negating and transposing the terms of a given proposition
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  1. (Logic) A proposition obtained by negating and transposing the terms of a given proposition
  2. A proposition derived by negating and permuting the terms of another, equivalent proposition; for example, All not-Y is not-X is the contrapositive of All X is Y.
Find another word for antithesis. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for antithesis, like: contrast, contradiction, contraposition, contrariety, direct opposite, reverse, converse, contrast, opposite, antagonism and contradiction.