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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Absolute opposite.

Usage examples (34)
  • His theory is the antithesis of mine
  • And, of course, the antithesis is the dreaded bumper-to-bumper traffic jam, where we feel so out of control.
  • The antithesis is sufficient without any forced rendering.
  • Maurer translate, "More than my law," my own will, in antithesis to for more
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  • Time-lapse photography reveals the "anthesis" (opening to full bloom) of flowers, showing the "antithesis" (direct opposite) of a very slow process in real time.
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