HyperDic: oppositeness

English > 1 sense of the word oppositeness:
NOUNrelationoppositeness, oppositionthe relation between opposed entities
English > oppositeness: 1 sense > noun 1, relation
MeaningThe relation between opposed entities.
NarrowerantagonismThe relation between opposing principles or forces or factors
antipodedirect opposite
antithesisexact opposite
conflictopposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters or forces (especially an opposition that motivates the development of the plot)
contradictionopposition between two conflicting forces or ideas
contradictorinessThe relation that exists when opposites cannot coexist
contrarietyThe relation between contraries
contraryexact opposition
contrast, direct contrastThe opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared
flip sideA different aspect of something (especially the opposite aspect)
gradable oppositionAn opposition that is capable of being graded
inverse, oppositeSomething inverted in sequence or character or effect
mutual opposition, polarityA relation between two opposite attributes or tendencies
polarity, signHaving an indicated pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges)
reverse, contrary, oppositeA relation of direct opposition
tertium quidSome third thing similar to two opposites but distinct from both
ungradable oppositionAn opposition that has no intermediate grade
BroaderrelationAn abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
Adjectivesoppositecharacterized by opposite extremes / extremes
oppositealtogether different in nature or quality or significance

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