of the nature of or involving .
directly opposed or contrasted; opposite.
This kind of attitude should be antithetical to feminist thought because it is infantilizing to women.
What Do Dems Have Against Women? Kirsten Powers October 7, 2010
He insists that the leading Catholic university in America ought not to bestow honors on someone of antithetical views.
Showdown at Notre Dame Christopher Buckley April 9, 2009
This latter approach is antithetical to peace and a two-state solution, now or in the future.
The Siren Call of Israeli Unilateralism Lara Friedman June 17, 2012
Trying to use it do so is antithetical to the achievement of peace and the two-state solution.
Exploiting Jews from Arab Countries Lara Friedman August 1, 2012
Yet Anders Gravers is in fact a bona fide xenophobe whose views are antithetical to freedom.
The Opponents of Militant Islamism Are Often As Bigoted as Their Targets Jacob Mchangama December 6, 2013
It is true that for many years, and with some justification, Socialism was looked upon as antithetical to Liberalism.
Readings on Fascism and National Socialism Various
Explain the opposite Inflections on antithetical words and phrases.
The Ontario High School Reader A.E. Marty
The name was not adopted as antithetical to, or distinctive from, “confederate,” as some seem to have imagined.
The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) Jefferson Davis
Why speak of the God of nature and the God of grace as two antithetical terms?
Glaucus Charles Kingsley
Not having at hand the simile synthetical, we have resorted to the antithetical.
Jacob Faithful Captain Frederick Marryat
of the nature of antithesis
1580s, from Greek antithetikos “setting in opposition,” from antithetos “placed in opposition” (see antithetic) + -al (1). Related: Antithetically.
“containing an antithesis,” c.1600, from Greek antithetikos “setting in opposition,” from antithetos “placed in opposition,” from antithesis (see antithesis).
of the nature of or involving . directly opposed or contrasted; opposite. Historical Examples Personality is always a mystery with its antithetically mingled elements in man and woman. The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 4 Various “I am just getting a soldier’s stuff into me,” responded Pisgah, antithetically. Bohemian Days Geo. Alfred Townsend The actual […]
noun (biochem) a substance that counteracts the action of thrombin, preventing the formation of blood clots antithrombin an·ti·throm·bin (ān’tē-thrŏm’bĭn, ān’tī-) n. An anticoagulant that inhibits or prevents the effects of thrombin.
adjective preventing the formation of blood clots noun an antithrombotic drug
a medicine that invigorates or strengthens: a tonic of sulphur and molasses. anything invigorating physically, mentally, or morally: His cheerful greeting was a real tonic. . Music. the first degree of the scale; the keynote. Chiefly Eastern New England. soda pop. Phonetics. a tonic syllable or accent. pertaining to, maintaining, increasing, or restoring the tone […]