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antithetic

[an-tuh-thet-ik] /ˌæn təˈθɛt ɪk/
adjective
1.
of the nature of or involving antithesis.
2.
directly opposed or contrasted; opposite.
Also, antithetical.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; < Greek antithetikós, equivalent to anti(ti)thé(nai) to set in opposition + -tikos -tic
Related forms
antithetically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for antithetical

antithetical

/ˌæntɪˈθɛtɪkəl/
adjective
1.
of the nature of antithesis
2.
directly contrasted
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Word Origin and History for antithetical
antithetical
1580s, from Gk. antithetikos "setting in opposition," from antithetos "placed in opposition," from antithesis (see antithesis).
antithetic
"containing an antithesis," c.1600, from Gk. antithetikos "setting in opposition," from antithetos (see antithetical).
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