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adjective as in reverse

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This is antithetical to the story I’ve been told about Johns Hopkins.

It’s antithetical to America’s ideas and ideals, and it has fascistic markers.

I totally get that it’s maybe kind of antithetical to the point I’m trying to make.

The message they sent was antithetical to the mood of corporate America at the time.

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Though few rituals can lay the groundwork for tackling the day like a cup of coffee can, the actual brewing process can often be messy, time consuming, and generally antithetical to easing gently into the day.

Yet Anders Gravers is in fact a bona fide xenophobe whose views are antithetical to freedom.

Was Islam antithetical to American ideas of religious freedom and openness of citizenship?

Even the mere thought of calling such a man a patriot profoundly corrupts—is violently antithetical to—the idea of patriotism.

Trying to use it do so is antithetical to the achievement of peace and the two-state solution.

As if to drive their antithetical missions home, the two Newsrooms have virtually opposing styles.

Burkius rightly remarks, that שנא‎ is antithetical to surgere, sedere, dolorum.

The writer of the letter from Bombay, signed Ormont, was a born subject for the antithetical craftsmen's tricky springes.

He is a great lover of books and gardening—two antithetical hobbies—which are charming in themselves, and healthily counteractive.

This also indicates the antithetical positions which the two hold with respect to magic and counter-magic.

If man was all male principle, and woman all female principle they would not be complementary, but antithetical.


On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to antithetical, such as: contradictory, contrary, contrasted, converse, counter, and inverse.

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