Definition of Antithetic

1. Adjective. Sharply contrasted in character or purpose. "Hope is antithetic to despair"

Exact synonyms: Antithetical
Similar to: Different
Derivative terms: Antithesis, Antithesis, Antithesis



Definition of Antithetic

1. a. Pertaining to antithesis, or opposition of words and sentiments; containing, or of the nature of, antithesis; contrasted.

Definition of Antithetic

1. Adjective. diametrically opposed ¹

2. Adjective. antithetical ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Antithetic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antithetic

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antitheistic
antitheists
antithenar
antitheological
antitheoretical
antitherapeutic
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antitheses
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antithetic (current term)
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antithets
antithrombic
antithrombin
antithrombin III
antithrombin test
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antithrombotic
antithrombotics
antithyroglobulin antibody

Literary usage of Antithetic

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1. Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant (1901)
"THE ANTINOMY OF PURE REASON SECTION SECOND antithetic of Pure Reason Thetic is the term applied to every collection of dogmatical propositions. ..."

2. Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure Reason: In Commemoration of the Centenary by Immanuel Kant, Friedrich Max Müller (1896)
"THE ANTINOMY OF PURE REASON SECTION II antithetic of Pure Reason If every collection of dogmatical doctrines is called Thetic, ..."

3. The World's Great Classics by Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne (1899)
"antithetic of Pure Reason Thetic is the term applied to every collection of ... By antithetic I do not understand dogmatical assertions of the opposite, ..."

4. An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scriptures by Thomas Hartwell Horne (1841)
"PARALLEL LINES antithetic are those, in which two lines correspond one with another, by an opposition of terms and sentiments ; when the second is ..."

5. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Proverbs by Crawford Howell Toy (1899)
"antithetic, ternary. In first cl. the Heb. has wicked and/iZ/A into ; but it is the business capacity of the messenger, and not his moral character, ..."

6. General History of the Christian Religion and Church by August Neander, Joseph Torrey (1849)
"From these additional clauses, recommended by the emperor himself, the bishops were led to make several other antithetic additions; and thus arose the ..."

7. Kant's Critical Philosophy for English Readers by Immanuel Kant (1889)
"antithetic of Pure Reason.—Transcendental antithetic is an investigation into the antinomy of pure Reason, its causes and its result . ..."

8. The Fourth Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed for the by Salem Town (1853)
"antithetic Emphasis. antithetic EMPHASIS is the stress of voice placed upon words and sentences when in contrast. This emphasis, in some instances, ..."

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