antithetical definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, associated with, or marked by antithesis.
    • Being in diametrical opposition. See Synonyms at other.
    • Pertaining to antithesis, or resistance of terms and sentiments; containing, or of this nature of, antithesis; compared.
    • dramatically compared in character or purpose
    • Of, concerning, or marked by antithesis.
    • becoming in diametrical opposition. See Synonyms at other.
    • regarding antithesis, or resistance of words and sentiments; containing, or of this nature of, antithesis; compared.
    • sharply compared in personality or purpose
  • others:
    • regarding or associated with nature of antithesis; right compared or contrasted: as, these conceptions are antithetical.
    • Containing or abounding in antithesis; described as or using antithesis.
    • with respect to or of nature of antithesis; directly opposed or contrasted: as, these conceptions are antithetical.
    • Containing or abounding in antithesis; characterized by or making use of antithesis.

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