Antonyms
Etymology

1. contrastive

adjective. syntactically establishing a relation of contrast between sentences or elements of a sentence.

Antonyms

  • like

Etymology

  • -ive (English)
  • -if (Anglo-Norman)
  • contrast (English)
  • contraster (French)

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2. contrastive

adjective. of words so related that one contrasts with the other.

Synonyms

  • incompatible

Antonyms

  • unvaried
  • sameness

Etymology

  • -ive (English)
  • -if (Anglo-Norman)
  • contrast (English)
  • contraster (French)

3. contrastive

adjective. strikingly different; tending to contrast.

Synonyms

  • contrasting

Antonyms

  • similar
  • compatible

Etymology

  • -ive (English)
  • -if (Anglo-Norman)
  • contrast (English)
  • contraster (French)

Sentences with contrastive


1. Adjective
If you’re completely unable to match wits with a man who is well-versed in contrastive linguistics in Asian languages, you can nevertheless contribute a great deal to the conversation by listening and asking questions.

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