contrasted

[ verb kuhn-trast, kon-trast; noun kon-trast ]SEE DEFINITION OF contrasted
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONTRASTED

I suppose the Pilgrim and the Rake are contrasted with each other.

She painted for him what a gentleman and a soldier should be and contrasted with it what he was.

She contrasted them with his own weakness and supineness and degradation.

Melaleucum, black and white; from contrasted colors of the cap and gills.

The extreme of commonplace is contrasted with the most ideal and imaginative of speculations.

I contrasted their means of judgment with their daily lives.

The affected cheerfulness of some contrasted with the despair of others.

The artificiality of it contrasted strongly with Falk's natural unconcern.

As I have admitted before I'm intelligent, as contrasted with the orthodox.

Which one of a pair of contrasted words is necessarily emphatic?

WORD ORIGIN

1690s, from French contraster (Old French contrester), modified by or from Italian contrastare "stand out against, strive, contend," from Vulgar Latin *contrastare "to withstand," from Latin contra "against" (see contra) + stare "to stand," from PIE root *sta- "to stand" (see stet).

Middle English had contrest "to fight against, to withstand," which became extinct. Modern word re-introduced as an art term. Related: Contrasted; contrasting; contrastive.

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