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synonyms for contradistinction

  • antithesis
  • contradiction
  • contrariety
  • contrariness
  • contrast
  • oppositeness
  • polarity
  • contraposition
See also synonyms for: contradistinctive

antonyms for contradistinction

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  • agreement
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How to use contradistinction in a sentence

She felt the relationship to be a true one, in contradistinction to the more usual form of protectorate of woman to child.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
A moon is called Gezis, or when spoken of in contradistinction to the sun, Dibik Geezis, or night-sun.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
Not a man but was freshly shaved and attired in immaculate white linen in contradistinction to the inevitable khaki.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY THROUGH THE PHILIPPINESFLORENCE KIMBALL RUSSEL
Most of his subsequent remarks are upon practice in execution and colour, in contradistinction to elaborate finish.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXVIII. FEBRUARY, 1843. VOL. LIII.VARIOUS
Anza emphasizes the fact that these Indians are not white, in contradistinction to the reports brought back by Crespi.
THE ABORIGINAL POPULATION OF ALAMEDA AND CONTRA COSTA COUNTIES, CALIFORNIAS. F. COOK
What better name can be given to it than a Spiritual Life in contradistinction to the life of Nature?
AN INTERPRETATION OF RUDOLF EUCKEN'S PHILOSOPHYW. TUDOR JONES
It is employed here in contradistinction to physicians, and I have not ventured to assign a modern equivalent.
EARLY TRAVELS IN PALESTINEARCULF ET AL.
These are in absolute contradistinction to the elegant double shafts of the upper gallery.
CATHEDRAL CITIES OF ITALYWILLIAM WIEHE COLLINS
It is also called the head or throat voice, in contradistinction to the chest voice, which is the natural one.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIAVARIOUS
A republic is a sovereignty of justice, in contradistinction to a sovereignty of will.
THE LIFE OF THOMAS PAINE, VOL. I. (OF II)MONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTRADISTINCTION

  • animosity
  • animus
  • antipathy
  • antithesis
  • clashing
  • competition
  • conflict
  • contention
  • contradistinction
  • contrariety
  • difference
  • disagreement
  • discord
  • dissension
  • enmity
  • friction
  • hatred
  • hostility
  • incongruity
  • opposition
  • oppugnancy
  • rancor
  • resistance
  • rivalry
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