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contradistinction

noun as in opposition

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She felt the relationship to be a true one, in contradistinction to the more usual form of protectorate of woman to child.

A moon is called Gezis, or when spoken of in contradistinction to the sun, Dibik Geezis, or night-sun.

Not a man but was freshly shaved and attired in immaculate white linen in contradistinction to the inevitable khaki.

Most of his subsequent remarks are upon practice in execution and colour, in contradistinction to elaborate finish.

Anza emphasizes the fact that these Indians are not white, in contradistinction to the reports brought back by Crespi.

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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to contradistinction, such as: antithesis, contradiction, contrariety, contrariness, contrast, and oppositeness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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