in striking contrast to/with

Definition of in striking contrast to/with

  1. :  very different from The building's modern style is in striking contrast to the surrounding neighborhood.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  attracting attention or notice through unusual or conspicuous qualities

  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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clearly seen through or understood

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