- antithetic (adj.) "containing an antithesis," c.1600, from Gk. antithetikos "setting in opposition," from antithetos "placed in opposition," from antithesis (see ANTITHESIS (Cf. antithesis)).
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Antithetic — An ti*thet ic, Antithetical An ti*thet ic*al, a. [Gr. ?.] Pertaining to antithesis, or opposition of words and sentiments; containing, or of the nature of, antithesis; contrasted. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
antithetic — index antipathetic (oppositional), contrary, different, hostile, opposite Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
antithetic — adjective sharply contrasted in character or purpose practices entirely antithetical to her professed beliefs hope is antithetic to despair • Syn: ↑antithetical • Similar to: ↑different • Derivationally related forms: ↑ … Useful english dictionary
antithetic — adjective see antithetical … New Collegiate Dictionary
antithetic — antithetically, adv. /an teuh thet ik/, adj. 1. of the nature of or involving antithesis. 2. directly opposed or contrasted; opposite. Also, antithetical. [1575 85; < Gk antithetikós, equiv. to anti(ti)thé(nai) to set in opposition + tikos TIC] * … Universalium
antithetic — adjective a) diametrically opposed b) antithetical … Wiktionary
antithetic — anÂ·tiÂ·thetÂ·icÂ· || â€šÃ¦ntÉª Î¸etÉªk(l) adj. contrasted, opposed, involving antithesis … English contemporary dictionary
antithetic — a.; (also antithetical) Contrasted, placed in contrast, strongly or extremely opposed … New dictionary of synonyms
antithetic — adj opposed, contrasted, opposite, antithetical, antipodian; counter, contrary, reverse, converse, inverse; diametrically opposed, polar, poles apart … A Note on the Style of the synonym finder
antithetic — anti·thet·ic … English syllables