Variant of antithesis
- a contrast or opposition of thoughts, usually in two phrases, clauses, or sentences (Ex.: you are going; I am staying)
- the second part of such an expression
- a contrast or opposition
- the exact opposite: joy is the antithesis of sorrow
Origin: Middle English antitesis ; from Late Latin antithesis ; from Classical Greek ; from antithenai ; from anti-, against plush tithenai, to place: see do
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