antithetical


an·ti·thet·i·cal

adjective \ˌan-tə-ˈthe-ti-kəl\

: directly opposite or opposed

Full Definition of ANTITHETICAL

1
:  constituting or marked by antithesis
2
:  being in direct and unequivocal opposition
an·ti·thet·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of ANTITHETICAL

an·ti·thet·i·cal also an·ti·thet·ic \-ˈthe-tik\

Examples of ANTITHETICAL

  1. the antithetical forces of good and evil
  2. <spiritual concerns and ideals that are antithetical to the materialism embraced by modern society>

First Known Use of ANTITHETICAL

1583

Other Philosophy Terms

dialectic, dualism, epistemology, existentialism, metaphysics, ontology, sequitur, solipsism, transcendentalism

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