coun·​ter·​view ˈkau̇n-tər-ˌvyü How to pronounce counterview (audio)
archaic : confrontation
: an opposite point of view

Examples of counterview in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But Shyamalan’s version of Knock at the Cabin avoids the scenario’s logical counterview, diminishing any sentiments questioning a deity or a universe demanding intermittent traumatization of a few for the oblivious existence of the whole. Nicholas Bell, SPIN, 1 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1590, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of counterview was in 1590

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“Counterview.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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