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antithesis

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Definition exact opposite
  • Her theory is the antithesis of mine.
antithesis = exact opposite
  • Her nightwear was the antithesis of Mami's:
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
  • antithesis = exact opposite
  • This poet ate his salad with his fingers, leaf by leaf, while talking to me about the antithesis of nature and art.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • antithesis = exact opposite
  • Inspiration may be a form of superconsciousness, or perhaps of subconsciousness - I wouldn't know. But I am sure it is the antithesis of self-consciousness.
    Aaron Copland
  • The frozen, reheated, salty, fatty foods served at McDonald's and Burger King and KFC are the antithesis of what this new movement wants.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • That kind of world is the very antithesis of the so-called "new order" of tyranny which the dictators seek to create with the crash of a bomb.
    Franklin  Delano  Roosevelt  --  The Four Freedoms
  • The city closes in on him now, and in his strange perspective it becomes the antithesis of what he believes.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • THE CONCORDE FIRE were, in almost every way, the antithesis of the Fugees.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • There are no categories, only workers; no antithesis between physical and mental labor.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • He was the antithesis of the prototypical cadet leader.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • It felt like the antithesis to four years of building robots at Carl Hayden.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Victory on this side, defeat on that—complete for one moment was the antithesis.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • He also called these three stages of knowledge thesis, antithesis, and synthesis.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • To antithesis was due his naming.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • It was the antithesis of the scientific approach.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • He let his mind coil out at her, the antithesis of emotion.
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • Every turn of her mind seemed to confront her with sobering antitheses of thought.
    Zane Grey  --  The Call of the Canyon
  • Antithesis, dualism—that is the motivating, passionate, dialectical, spiritual principle.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • He caught the subtlety of her antithesis.
    Zane Grey  --  The Border Legion
  • At our final meeting, the trainer—a relaxed woman who was the antithesis of Miss Dominatrix—called us forward.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me

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