in marked contrast to

Definition of in marked contrast to

  1. :  very different from His current friendly manner is in marked contrast to his usual behavior.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  having an identifying mark

    :  having a distinctive or emphasized character

    :  enjoying fame or notoriety

  1. :  to set off in contrast :  compare or appraise in respect to differences

    :  to form a contrast

  1. :  juxtaposition of dissimilar elements (as color, tone, or emotion) in a work of art

    :  degree of difference between the lightest and darkest parts of a picture

    :  the difference or degree of difference between things having similar or comparable natures

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to criticize severely

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