Origin of antithetical
Examples from the Web for antithetic
Regarded in itself, this notion is only a verbal entity, unduly taking form as the common basis of two antithetic types.A New Philosophy: Henri Bergson|Edouard le Roy
His periods are antithetic; each contains a surprise and a witty point.
To one familiar with Parisian ways these antithetic notices promised a beautiful scrimmage.Paris and the Social Revolution|Alvan Francis Sanborn
It is only in the vocabulary of very careless thinkers that the words truth and fiction are regarded as antithetic.Materials and Methods of Fiction|Clayton Hamilton
From this point of view, there is properly no antithetic of pure reason.The Critique of Pure Reason|Immanuel Kant
British Dictionary definitions for antithetic
Word Origin and History for antithetic (1 of 2)
"containing an antithesis," c.1600, from Greek antithetikos "setting in opposition," from antithetos "placed in opposition," from antithesis (see antithesis).