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See definition of antithetic on Dictionary.com
  • as incontradictory
  • as indifferent

synonyms for antithetic

  • antithetical
  • conflicting
  • contrary
  • incompatible
  • inconsistent
  • paradoxical
  • anti
  • antipodal
  • con
  • converse
  • counter
  • opposite
  • reverse
  • adverse
  • against
  • agin
  • antipodean
  • counteractive
  • diametric
  • discrepant
  • incongruous
  • irreconcilable
  • negating
  • no go
  • nullifying
  • opposing
  • ornery
  • polar
  • repugnant
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antonyms for antithetic

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  • consonant
  • harmonious
  • equal
  • same
  • similar
  • agreeing
  • confirming
  • consistent
  • reconcilable
  • reconciled
  • vouching
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How to use antithetic in a sentence

The body consists of two antithetic parts (antimera), and has no trace of radial structure.
THE WONDERS OF LIFEERNST HAECKEL
In the course of a Scientific Congress at Munich in 1877 the conflict of these antithetic views of nature came into sharp relief.
EVOLUTION IN MODERN THOUGHTERNST HAECKEL
Strange to say, he became my most intimate friend and confidant—antithetic pair!
A DAUGHTER OF THE MIDDLE BORDERHAMLIN GARLAND
Antithetic and axiomatic sentences abound in his pages, embodying literally the wisdom of the many in the wit of one.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 3VARIOUS
Such work is directly antithetic to that of the city fireman who goes to his duties with a crowd looking on.
A DAUGHTER OF THE MIDDLE BORDERHAMLIN GARLAND
III.131 'Brutish' is by no means tautological here, the antithetic sense of human brutes being most artfully implied.
THE NEW HUDSON SHAKESPEARE: JULIUS CAESARWILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
The hand seemed to me a very proper antithetic recompense for the foot.
THE MUMMY'S FOOTTHOPHILE GAUTIER
Nature and nurture are antithetic terms of Shakespearean origin which are in frequent use and much favoured by Mr. Galton.
PARENTHOOD AND RACE CULTURECALEB WILLIAMS SALEEBY
Is there really anything antithetic or antagonistic in poverty and honesty?
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF BIRMINGHAM AND BIRMINGHAM MENE. EDWARDS
My own introduction, and subsequent acquaintance, were strangely characteristic of the peculiarly antithetic nature of the man.
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF BIRMINGHAM AND BIRMINGHAM MENE. EDWARDS
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