Meaning of ANTITHETICAL in English

ANTITHETICAL

[ ˌantɪ'θɛtɪk(ə)l ]

■ adjective

1》 mutually incompatible.

2》 relating to or using the rhetorical device of antithesis.

Derivatives

antithetic adjective

~ly adverb

Origin

C16: from Gk antithetikos , from antithetos 'placed in opposition'.

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