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Synonyms for antithesis
ænˈtɪθ ə sɪs; -ˌsizan·tithe·sis

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  1. antithesis

    Synonyms:
    contrast, opposition, contradiction, antagonism

    Antonyms:
    identity, sameness, convertibility, coincidence, coalescence

Princeton's WordNet

  1. antithesisnoun

    exact opposite

    "his theory is the antithesis of mine"

  2. antithesisnoun

    the juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas to give a feeling of balance

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  1. antithesisnoun

    Synonyms:
    (Rhet.) contrast, opposition

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How to use antithesis in a sentence?

  1. Andrew Raisman:

    They’re the antithesis of the kind of slick, technical shoes that had dominated the sneaker world for a long time, a 15-year-old kid and a 50-year-old man dress the same now.

  2. Associated Press/GoFundMe/Facebook -RRB- Ramirez:

    Presuming the guilt of a young man found innocent by a jury of of his peers is the antithesis of standing for a fair criminal justice system, that JMU allowed this to take place on their official social media accounts, to say nothing of the blatant misinformation, is egregious.

  3. Thomas Sowell:

    Force is the antithesis of freedom, but force must be used, if only to defend against other force.

  4. Eugene Tan:

    The PAP will now have to deal with much stronger pressures for populist policies, such as higher taxes for a larger swathe of income-earners and nationalistic manpower policy as well as more social spending, which are very often the antithesis of the ruling party's core policies for the past 50 years.

  5. District Judge Dabney Friedrich:

    Mr. Reffitt's reluctance to admit early that Guy Reffitt behavior is illegal is concerning, and I want to be very clear... under no legitimate definition of the term' patriot'( does) Mr. Reffitt's behavior on and around January 6 fit the term. It is the antithesis of the word.


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