juxtaposed juxtaposed  /ˌdʒək stə ˈpoʊzd/


  • (adj) placed side by side often for comparison


  1. A picture of a 21-year-old Saint Laurent, juxtaposed with the image of the frail man today, reminds us that nothing lasts forever.
  2. Other non-Quimby strips from the same period appear in the book and contain straight autobiography juxtaposed to comicbook tropes.
  3. It juxtaposed a photograph of Mikhail Gorbachev with an archival picture of Lenin.


  • War and mental illness

    Support our soldiers The Seattle Times interestingly juxtaposed an editorial condemning Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales [“Throw away the key,” Opinion, June 9] and a syndicated column calling for greater empathy and treatment for those with mental illnesses [“Politicizing mental healt
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Seattle Times


  1. "I thought it was kind of interesting because it juxtaposed totally different styles of music," says Kander, 82, explaining it was first brought to his attention by another musical theater star, 29-year-old Lin-Manuel Miranda, who mixed rap with...
    on Dec 31, 2009 By: John Kander Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "For the past few tours we've done as a band, I've made a habit of playing a set after the show. Many of these 'after shows' have been incredible experiences, a chance for spontaneous acoustic music that is completely juxtaposed to the rock band...
    on Nov 20, 2007 By: Jon Foreman Source: antiMUSIC.com

  3. "Chinese artists have acquired today a good level of autonomy that allows them to be juxtaposed and compared to great Western masters," said Oliva.
    on Mar 1, 2010 By: Achille Bonito Oliva Source: Xinhua

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