Counterview
Counterview Coun"ter*view` (koun"t?r-v?`), n. 1. An opposite or opposing view; opposition; a posture in which two persons front each other. [1913 Webster]

Within the gates of hell sat Death and Sin, In counterview. --Milton [1913 Webster]

M. Peisse has ably advocated the counterview in his preface and appendix. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]

2. A position in which two dissimilar things illustrate each other by opposition; contrast. [1913 Webster]

I have drawn some lines of Linger's character, on purpose to place it in counterview, or contrast with that of the other company. --Swift. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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