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1. threshold

noun. ['ˈθrɛˌʃoʊld'] the starting point for a new state or experience.

Synonyms

  • commencement
  • outset
  • starting time
  • showtime
  • kickoff
  • offset
  • first
  • start
  • get-go

Antonyms

  • end
  • secondary
  • back
  • latter

Etymology

  • þrescold (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • þrescan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. threshold

noun. ['ˈθrɛˌʃoʊld'] the smallest detectable sensation.

Synonyms

  • sensation
  • limen
  • difference limen
  • differential limen
  • sense impression
  • difference threshold
  • esthesis
  • sense experience
  • differential threshold
  • sense datum
  • aesthesis

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • deactivation
  • ending
  • death

Etymology

  • þrescold (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • þrescan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. threshold

noun. ['ˈθrɛˌʃoʊld'] the sill of a door; a horizontal piece of wood or stone that forms the bottom of a doorway and offers support when passing through a doorway.

Synonyms

  • door
  • room access
  • doorway
  • doorstep
  • sill

Antonyms

  • finish
  • credit
  • debit
  • fixed-width font

Etymology

  • þrescold (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • þrescan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. threshold

noun. ['ˈθrɛˌʃoʊld'] the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close.

Synonyms

  • doorsill
  • door
  • wall
  • room access
  • doorway
  • entranceway
  • outside door
  • entrance
  • casing
  • doorframe
  • doorcase
  • doorstep
  • entry
  • exterior door
  • case
  • entryway

Antonyms

  • uncrate
  • unbox
  • unpack
  • nominative

Etymology

  • þrescold (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • þrescan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. threshold

noun. ['ˈθrɛˌʃoʊld'] a region marking a boundary.

Synonyms

  • edge
  • verge
  • brink
  • boundary

Antonyms

  • unbalance
  • unoriginal
  • late
  • last

Etymology

  • þrescold (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • þrescan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. absolute

adjective. ['ˈæbsəˌluːt'] perfect or complete or pure.

Synonyms

  • direct
  • implicit
  • living
  • infinite

Antonyms

  • upgrade
  • downgrade
  • inconspicuous
  • sterile

7. absolute

adjective. ['ˈæbsəˌluːt'] complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers.

Synonyms

  • rank
  • complete
  • downright
  • right-down
  • sheer

Antonyms

  • noncomprehensive
  • begin
  • mitigated
  • unfinished

8. absolute

adjective. ['ˈæbsəˌluːt'] not limited by law.

Antonyms

  • empty

9. absolute

noun. ['ˈæbsəˌluːt'] something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative.

Synonyms

  • abstraction

Antonyms

  • impure
  • gradual

10. absolute

adjective. ['ˈæbsəˌluːt'] expressing finality with no implication of possible change.

Synonyms

  • unambiguous
  • univocal

Antonyms

  • imperfect
  • unskilled
  • dishonest

Example sentences of the word absolute-threshold


1. Noun Phrase
In discussion of sensation in the field of psychology, the absolute threshold refers to the smallest perceptible stimulus that causes a sensation.

2. Noun Phrase
A light that is just barely bright enough to see or a touch that is the lightest touch you can feel is at the absolute threshold of sensation.

3. Noun Phrase
There is no absolute threshold that must be reached to establish this constitutional right, and Louisiana courts will determine on a case-by-case basis whether the father has forged a substantial relationship with his child.

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