Origin of dichotomy
OTHER WORDS FROM dichotomydi·cho·tom·ic [dahy-kuh-tom-ik], /ˌdaɪ kəˈtɒm ɪk/, adjectivedi·cho·tom·i·cal·ly, adverbsub·di·chot·o·my, noun, plural sub·di·chot·o·mies.
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How to use dichotomy in a sentence
This is a dichotomy hatched by Ailes, who realized that he could get away with lunacy at night if he balanced it with something approaching sanity during the day.
This dichotomy between nucleated and nonnucleated life became fundamental to biology.Did Viruses Create the Nucleus? The Answer May Be Near.|Christie Wilcox|November 25, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Even Powell’s attacks on Republican leaders hew to that dichotomy.What line did Sidney Powell cross that Rudy Giuliani didn’t?|Philip Bump|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
Despite that dichotomy, every major decision must be agreed upon by both of us.The founders of skin care startup Starface on normalizing uncomfortable conversations|Rachel King|August 31, 2020|Fortune
Work by University of Oxford anthropologist Harvey Whitehouse suggests that rituals exist on either side of a dichotomy.Why do we miss the rituals put on hold by the COVID-19 pandemic?|Sujata Gupta|August 14, 2020|Science News
Both heroines are women, but they offer a pretty bizarre dichotomy for girls: Ice queen or ditzy princess.
To be sure, there is often a stark dichotomy between so-called opinion leaders and rank and file believers.Christians Enraged With Cruz Over Pro-Israel Comments|Tim Mak|September 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is the baffling, awkward dichotomy that is MTV in 2014.Butts, ‘Bang Bang’ & Beyoncé: The Craziest MTV Video Music Awards Moments|Kevin Fallon|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No, the whole point of a superhero with a secret identity is the dichotomy.Model Minority Rage: Why the Hulk Should Be an Asian Guy|Arthur Chu|July 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was this dichotomy that made Don a fascinating, layered character.What's Happened to Don Draper? Why Everyone’s Favorite ‘Mad Men’ Stud Needs His Mojo Back|Lizzie Crocker|April 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This phenomenon may be explained by what Semon calls alternating ecphoria in mnemic dichotomy.
Similarly, the engram of the ecphoriated dichotomy is most often that which has been previously most often repeated.
The nature of the universe is proved too subtle for this dichotomy.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol II of 2)|John Addington Symonds
Therefore, discovery of an early dichotomy from the common ancestral stock of the tribe would come as no surprise.
There is a term in logic—dichotomy—a sharp division, a cutting in two, an opposing of contradictories.Mrs. Maxon Protests|Anthony Hope