Synonyms and Antonyms of opposition

  1. 1 the inclination to resist <most of the opposition to the proposed smoking ban is coming from bar owners worried about its impact on their businesses> Synonyms defiance, resistanceRelated Words demur, objection, protest, remonstrance; compunction, misgiving, reservation; disobedience, noncompliance, recalcitranceNear Antonyms compliance, obedience; acceptance, approvalAntonyms acquiescence

  2. 2 the quality or state of being as different as possible <her actions stand in direct opposition to her words> Synonyms contrariness, oppositeness, contrariety, polarityRelated Words contradictoriness; antipode, antithesis; disparateness, disparity, dissimilarity, divergence, unlikeness; inequality; conflict, disagreement, discrepancy, variance; incompatibility, incongruence, incongruity, incongruousnessNear Antonyms agreement, alikeness, conformity, congruity, correspondence, likeness, parallelism, resemblance, similarity, similitude; analogousness; correlation, relationshipAntonyms identicalness, sameness

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