noun. ['ænˈtɪθəsəs'] exact opposite.
Words that Rhyme with Antithesis
How do you pronounce antithesis?
Pronounce antithesis as ænˈtɪθəsəs.
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Example sentences of the word antithesis
1. Noun, singular or mass
The first true heavy metal band was the ultimate antithesis to the peace and love generation it grew from.
Quotes containing the word antithesis
1. The success of the suffrage movement would injure women spiritually and intellectually, for they would be assuming a burden though they knew themselves unable to bear it. It is the sediment, not the wave, of a sex. It is the antithesis of that highest and sweetest mystery - conviction by submission, and conquest by sacrifice.
- John Boyle O'Reilly
2. Every good writer I know needs to go into some deep, quiet place to do work that is fully imagined. And what the Internet brings is lots of vulgar data. It is the antithesis of the imagination. It leaves nothing to the imagination.
- Jonathan Franzen
3. Sooner or later in life everyone discovers that perfect happiness is unrealizable, but there are few who stop to consider the antithesis; that perfect unhappiness is equally unattainable.
- Primo Levi
noun. ['ænˈtɪθəsəs'] the juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas to give a feeling of balance.