Contradistinguished
Contradistinguish Con`tra*dis*tin"guish (?; 144), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Contradistinguished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Contradistinguishing}.] To distinguish by a contrast of opposite qualities. [1913 Webster]

These are our complex ideas of soul and body, as contradistinguished. --Locke. [1913 Webster]


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  • contradistinguished — v. distinguish by contrasting opposite qualities …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Contradistinguish — Con tra*dis*tin guish (?; 144), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Contradistinguished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Contradistinguishing}.] To distinguish by a contrast of opposite qualities. [1913 Webster] These are our complex ideas of soul and body, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Contradistinguishing — Contradistinguish Con tra*dis*tin guish (?; 144), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Contradistinguished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Contradistinguishing}.] To distinguish by a contrast of opposite qualities. [1913 Webster] These are our complex ideas of soul and body …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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