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Definition of Antithesis

Antithesis
Antithesis An*tith"e*sis, n.; pl. Antitheses. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to set against, to oppose; ? against + ? to set. See Thesis.] 1. (Rhet.) An opposition or contrast of words or sentiments occurring in the same sentence; as, ``The prodigal robs his heir; the miser robs himself.' ``He had covertly shot at Cromwell; he how openly aimed at the Queen.' 2. The second of two clauses forming an antithesis. 3. Opposition; contrast.

Meaning of Antithesis from wikipedia

- Antithesis (Gr**** for "setting opposite", from ἀντί "against" and θέσις "placing") is used in writing or speech either as a proposition that contrasts...
- The triad thesis, antithesis, synthesis (German: These, Antithese, Synthese; originally: Thesis, Antithesis, Synthesis) is often used to describe the...
- Antithesis, in rhetoric, is a counter-proposition that denotes a direct contrast to the original proposition. Antithesis may also refer to: Antithesis...
- not enter the kingdom of heaven. — Jesus, Matthew 5:17-20 The first antithesis (vv. 21-22) attacks anger as the root of murder. The two loosely connected...
- The Slavic antithesis is a stylistic device used in Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, and Macedonian epic poetry. It is usually implemented at the beginning...
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- In management theory, the thesis that Structure follows Strategy was proposed by the historian Alfred Chandler. This means that a corporate structure is...
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- Antithesis of Light is an album by the US funeral doom band Evoken. It was released in 2005. John Paradiso - vocals, guitars, b**** Nick Orlando - guitars...
- in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. They serve as the antithesis to the Fantastic Four. The Frightful Four first appeared in Fantastic...