Israel is a country of many contrasts.
An example of contrast is to explain the differences between the causes of World War I and World War II.
An example of contrast is thunder storms on one end of an island and clear, blue skies on the other end.
Siblings who contrast sharply in interests and abilities; a color that contrasted clearly with the dark background.
An essay that contrasts city and country life; contrasted this computer with inferior models.
My new school was a welcome contrast to the one before.
The red and the orange don't have much contrast between them — I can hardly tell them apart.
Foreground and background strongly contrast.
The contrast between Northern and Southern speech patterns.
Voiced and voiceless stops contrast in English but not in Cree.
Origin of contrast
- French contraster from Italian contrastare from Medieval Latin contrāstāre Latin contrā- contra- Latin stāre to stand stā- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition