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synonyms for contraposition

  • antithesis
  • contradiction
  • contradistinction
  • contrariety
  • contrariness
  • contrast
  • oppositeness
  • polarity
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How to use contraposition in a sentence

We have given examples and illustrations in the paragraph describing Conversion by Contraposition.
THOUGHT-CULTUREWILLIAM WALKER ATKINSON
In this it differs from Obversion, Conversion, and Contraposition, each of which stands for one process.
LOGICCARVETH READ
A further process, known as Contraposition or Conversion by Negation, consists of conversion following on obversion.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 7, SLICE 3VARIOUS
They are all remarkable for harmonies attained by certain combinations of shade in gradations with colours in contraposition.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 7, SLICE 8VARIOUS
It is for dealing with these intractable moods that Contraposition is required.
LOGIC, INDUCTIVE AND DEDUCTIVEWILLIAM MINTO
Such are the two polar types, whose purest forms, however, can be found only in logical contraposition.
OUR REVOLUTIONLEON TROTZKY
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTRAPOSITION

  • antagonism
  • contradiction
  • contradistinction
  • contraposition
  • contrariety
  • inversion
  • opposure
  • reversal
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.