antithetical

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Antithetic \An'ti*thet"ic\, Antithetical \An'ti*thet"ic*al\, adjective [Gr. ?.] Pertaining to antithesis, or opposition of words and sentiments; containing, or of the nature of, antithesis; contrasted.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

antithetical

adjective

1: sharply contrasted in character or purpose; "practices entirely antithetical to her professed beliefs"; "hope is antithetic to despair" [syn: {antithetic}, {antithetical}]


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