antitheses antitheses

Definition(s):

  1. (n) exact opposite
  2. (n) the juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas to give a feeling of balance

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But the life of Benito Mussolini can be thrown into greater antitheses.
  2. January throws herself onto Colt's impotent lap, precipitating a whole series of romantic climaxes and their dramatic antitheses.
  3. On one occasion, Mann was able to wed his antitheses into a higher reality.

News

  • Sparkling shadows: photos that send you fading into a dream

    Posted in Fashion / Fashion blog / Fashion photo shoots / Fashion pictures Who knew some bleak and dreary walls could be brought back to life with just a little sparkle and a touch of glitter? In a universe feeding upon imaginative antitheses, photographer Ingela Furustig chose to let reality fade into a fairytale dream, as a sea of ethereal whites succeeded in clearing off all signs of ...
    on November 26, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

Quotes

  1. "It will be unlike you've ever seen her before," says John C McGinley who plays Dr Cox on the hit US show. "Think antitheses of Courtney."
    on Dec 10, 2008 By: John C McGinley Source: South Wales Evening Post

  2. Jacques Barzun writes how "Proudhon (despised by Marx) shows that Capital and Labor, though at daggers drawn, are not antitheses. Labor becomes capital; capital feeds and furthers labor, and the two are the beginning and the end of one human...
    on Mar 27, 2010 By: Jacques Barzun Source: Gather.com

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