Antonyms for direction

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The true remedy is not to be sought in that direction in the one case any more than the other.

The view was very extensive but not promising--spinifex being in every direction.

Spinifex in every direction, and the country very miserable and unpromising.

It seemed to come from the direction of Malbone's room, which was in the third story.

Your aunt has been forced to engage not to interfere but by your father's direction.

They have asked for discipline and direction under leadership.

But it is in the direction of Turkey that all the solid advances are made.

She instantly thrust in her head and snorted in the direction of the stranger.

He noted the direction of Andrew's eyes while he jotted down the items.

I should not lay so much emphasis on this if so much emphasis were not laid on it in the other direction.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, "orderly arrangement;" c.1500 as "action of directing," from Latin directionem (nominative directio), noun of action from past participle stem of dirigere (see direct (v.)). Meaning "course pursued by a moving object" is from 1660s. Related: Directional.

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