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Noun
/anˈtiTHəsis/,
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antitheses, plural;
  1. A person or thing that is the direct opposite of someone or something else
    • - love is the antithesis of selfishness
  2. A contrast or opposition between two things
    • - the antithesis between occult and rational mentalities
  3. A figure of speech in which an opposition or contrast of ideas is expressed by parallelism of words that are the opposites of, or strongly contrasted with, each other, such as “hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all sins”
    • - his sermons were full of startling antitheses
  4. (in Hegelian philosophy) The negation of the thesis as the second stage in the process of dialectical reasoning


  1. exact opposite; "his theory is the antithesis of mine"
  2. the juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas to give a feeling of balance
  3. (antithetical) antithetic: sharply contrasted in character or purpose; "practices entirely antithetical to her professed beliefs"; "hope is antithetic to despair"
  4. Antithesis (Greek for "setting opposite", from "against" + "position") is a counter-proposition and denotes a direct contrast to the original proposition. In setting the opposite, an individual brings out of a contrast in the meaning (e.g. ...
  5. Antithesis is the fourth studio album by technical death metal band Origin. It was released through Relapse Records, on April 1, 2008. It peaked at #21 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers chart.
  6. Antithesis is the third album by the American rock band Gypsy, their first on the RCA Victor label.
  7. The Antithesis (Antithese in Dutch) is a conflict between Christian-democratic, confessional parties, united in the Coalition and Liberal parties, united in the Concentratie between 1888 and 1918. The conflict concerned the equalization of payment for religious schools. ...
  8. A proposition that is the diametric opposite of some other proposition; A device by which two contrasting ideas are juxtaposed in parallel form
  9. (antithetical) Pertaining to antithesis, or opposition of words and sentiments; containing, or of the nature of, antithesis; contrasted
  10. (Antithetical) Alternative forms of the same antigen produced by allelic genes, e.g., K and k antigens in the Kell BGS or C and c antigens in the Rh BGS.
  11. (Antithetical) One of the two TincturesTinctures, the impulse to individuation and subjectivity, corresponding to the Lunar (which operates on a larger and more general scale), and predominating during the brighter Phases of the Moon, between Phases 8 and 22. ...
  12. A figure of speech in which words and phrases with opposite meanings are balanced against each other. An example of antithesis is “To err is human, to forgive, divine.” (Alexander Pope)
  13. opposition, or contrast of ideas or words in a balanced or parallel construction.
  14. contrasting or combining two terms, phrases, or clauses with opposed or antithetical meanings.
  15. This means placing two phrases or sentences, of similar structure but opposite or sharply different meaning, in juxtaposition.
  16. An argument set up in opposition to a thesis. See oxymoron, paradox
  17. All of the songs are short. You can tell that their style is starting to change with this album. Some of the songs could have been longer, like their first album. Really a good set of songs. "The Creeper" and "Facing Time" are exceptionally good. ...
  18. Opposition or contrast; according to Hegel, an event, idea, or movement which arises in contradiction to a preceding thesis. See Thesis-antithesis-synthesis
  19. antítesis (opposition or contrast of ideas, expressed especially by using as the corresponding members of two contiguous clauses words which are the opposites of, or strongly contrasted with, each other -- "y después de hacerlas malas/ las queréis hallar muy buenas");
  20. The opposition between Christian and non-Christian thought. See Frame, 187ff.
  21. The time of flower opening in a plant.
  22. Antithesis is derived from the Greek words a)nti/(anti) meaning "over against" and ti/qenai (tithenai) meaning "to set." Antithesis in literary terms refers to the scheme in which the author juxtaposes two contrapositional tenets in order to demonstrate a dialectic. ...
  23. A rhetorical or philosophical contrast or opposition which is emphasized by parallelism.
  24. the recognition that however much the Christian can affirm the world, the church is always a “community of resistance” – resistance must always be humble. (235)
  25. The use, in writing or rhetoric, of a style of opposite or contrasting arguments in order to frame a claim.