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antithetic (adj.)

"containing an antithesis," c. 1600, from Greek antithetikos "contrasting, setting in opposition," from antithetos "placed in opposition," from antithesis "opposition, resistance," literally "a placing against" (see antithesis).

updated on January 25, 2017

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Definitions of antithetic from WordNet

antithetic (adj.)
sharply contrasted in character or purpose;
hope is antithetic to despair
Synonyms: antithetical
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