View definitions for oppositeness


noun as in contradistinction

noun as in contraposition

noun as in contrariety

noun as in contrariness

noun as in counterpoint


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Example Sentences

Here, as in other respects, Celt and Teuton show an incompatibility and oppositeness which strongly suggest difference of origin.

But it should be borne in mind that the oppositeness of their nature does not necessarily mean conflict.

The merit of woman consists in the oppositeness of her qualities to those of the male sex.

"She plays like a foreigner," he answered, pleased with the success and oppositeness of his evasion.

Dearly as we love home and home-folk, the gist of travel lies in oppositeness and surprises.

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On this page you'll find 90 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to oppositeness, such as: antithesis, contradiction, contrariety, contrariness, contrast, and polarity.

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