Definition of Diametrical opposition

1. Noun. The relation of opposition along a diameter.

Exact synonyms: Antipodal, Antipodal Opposition
Generic synonyms: Opposition
Derivative terms: Antipodal



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diametrical Opposition

diamantes
diamantiferous
diamantine
diameter
diameter at breast height
diameter obliqua
diameter transversa
diameters
diametral
diametrally
diametrals
diametre
diametric
diametrical
diametrical opposition (current term)
diametrically
diamfenetide
diamictite
diamictites
diamide
diamides
diamidide
diamidides
diamidine
diamidines
diamidino
diamido-
diamin
diamine

Literary usage of Diametrical opposition

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1. The Earth: Its Life and Death by Alphonse Berget (1915)
"This diametrical opposition of land and water results from the tendency exhibited by the terrestrial crust to take a tetrahedral form at the time of its ..."

2. A Hand-book of English Literature: Intended for the Use of High Schools, as by Francis Henry Underwood (1879)
"In every one of these four particulars the recommendations of the Message are in diametrical opposition to the well- established, deliberately-adopted, ..."

3. A Hand-book of English Literature: Intended for the Use of High Schools, as by Francis Henry Underwood (1889)
"In every one of these four particulars the recommendations of the Message are in diametrical opposition to the well- established, deliberately-adopted, ..."

4. The Growth of the English Constitution from the Earliest Times by Edward Augustus Freeman (1898)
"... however it might suit the schools of divinity, was in diametrical opposition to our statutes." Certainly no opposition can be more strongly marked than ..."

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