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  • Oppositeness — Op po*site*ness, n. The quality or state of being opposite. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oppositeness — index antipode, contradiction, contradistinction, difference, dissent (difference of opinion) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • oppositeness — See oppositely. * * * …   Universalium

  • oppositeness — noun The state or condition of being opposite …   Wiktionary

  • oppositeness — É‘pÉ™zɪtnɪs / É’p n. contradiction; state of being opposed to …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oppositeness — op·po·site·ness …   English syllables

  • oppositeness — noun the relation between opposed entities • Syn: ↑opposition • Derivationally related forms: ↑opposite • Hypernyms: ↑relation • Hyponyms: ↑antipode, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Relational oppositeness — In linguistics the term relational oppositeness refers to the relationship between two words which seem to be opposites of each other but in fact actually imply each other. For example own and belong are relational opposites i.e. A owns B is the… …   Wikipedia

  • Otherness — Oth er*ness, n. The quality or state of being other or different; alterity; oppositeness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • opposite — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin oppositus, past participle of opponere Date: 14th century 1. a. set over against something that is at the other end or side of an intervening line or space < opposite interior …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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