antithetic

antithetic

[an-tuh-thet-ik]
adjective
1.
of the nature of or involving antithesis.
2.
directly opposed or contrasted; opposite.
Also, antithetical.


Origin:
1575–85; < Greek antithetikós, equivalent to anti(ti)thé(nai) to set in opposition + -tikos -tic

antithetically, adverb
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antithetical or antithetic (ˌæntɪˈθɛtɪkəl)
 
adj
1.  of the nature of antithesis
2.  directly contrasted
 
antithetic or antithetic
 
adj

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antithetic
"containing an antithesis," c.1600, from Gk. antithetikos "setting in opposition," from antithetos (see antithetical).
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