Thesaurus

juxtaposition

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of juxtaposition

the state of being next to one another
  • The juxtaposition of contrasting colors gives the painting a chaotic effect.

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for juxtaposition

Antonyms & Near Antonyms for juxtaposition

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About juxtaposition

Time Traveler for juxtaposition

Time Traveler

The first known use of juxtaposition was in 1654

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near juxtaposition

juxtaposing

juxtaposition

kaffeeklatsch

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Juxtaposition.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/juxtaposition. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on juxtaposition

Nglish: Translation of juxtaposition for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of juxtaposition for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!