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 Dictionary entry overview: What does antithetical mean? 

ANTITHETICAL (adjective)
  The adjective ANTITHETICAL has 1 sense:

1. sharply contrasted in character or purpose

  Familiarity information: ANTITHETICAL used as an adjective is very rare.

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ANTITHETICAL (adjective)

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Sharply contrasted in character or purpose


antithetic; antithetical

Context examples:

practices entirely antithetical to her professed beliefs / hope is antithetic to despair


different (unlike in nature or quality or form or degree)

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