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synonyms for antithetical

  • contradictory
  • contrary
  • contrasted
  • converse
  • counter
  • inverse
  • opposed
  • opposite
  • polarized
  • poles apart
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This is antithetical to the story I’ve been told about Johns Hopkins.
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It’s antithetical to America’s ideas and ideals, and it has fascistic markers.
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I totally get that it’s maybe kind of antithetical to the point I’m trying to make.
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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.
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Burkius rightly remarks, that שנא‎ is antithetical to surgere, sedere, dolorum.
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The writer of the letter from Bombay, signed Ormont, was a born subject for the antithetical craftsmen's tricky springes.
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He is a great lover of books and gardening—two antithetical hobbies—which are charming in themselves, and healthily counteractive.
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This also indicates the antithetical positions which the two hold with respect to magic and counter-magic.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
If man was all male principle, and woman all female principle they would not be complementary, but antithetical.
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WORDS RELATED TO ANTITHETICAL

  • adverse
  • antipodal
  • antithetical
  • contradictory
  • contrary
  • converse
  • diametric
  • diametrical
  • inverse
  • obverse
  • opposed
  • opposing
  • polar
  • reverse
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