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  1. antithesis

    • IPA[anˈtɪθɪsɪs]

    英式

    • n.
      a person or thing that is the direct opposite of someone or something else;a contrast or opposition between two things
    • noun: antithesis, plural noun: antitheses

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    名詞

    • 1. a person or thing that is the direct opposite of someone or something else love is the antithesis of selfishness 同義詞 (direct) opposite, converse, reverse, reversal, inverse, ... 更多
    • a contrast or opposition between two things the antithesis between occult and rational mentalities 同義詞 contrast, opposition
    • a rhetorical or literary device in which an opposition or contrast of ideas is expressed figures of speech such as antithesis his sermons were full of startling antitheses
    • 2. (in Hegelian philosophy) the negation of the thesis as the second stage in the process of dialectical reasoning.
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    • IPA[anˈtiTHəsəs]

    美式

    • n.
      a person or thing that is the direct opposite of someone or something else: love is the antithesis of selfishness

    Oxford American Dictionary