antithetical

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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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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