- of the nature of or involving antithesis.
- directly opposed or contrasted; opposite.
Also Archaic, an·ti·thet·ic.
Origin of antithetical
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Examples from the Web for antithetically
"I am just getting a soldier's stuff into me," responded Pisgah, antithetically.Bohemian Days
Geo. Alfred Townsend
The actual finale begins (so to speak) antithetically with the last misfortune of the unlucky Spithridates.A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1
Personality is always a mystery with its antithetically mingled elements in man and woman.
- of the nature of antithesis
- directly contrasted
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Word Origin and History for antithetically
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