antithetical adj : sharply contrasted in character or purpose; "practices entirely antithetical to her professed beliefs"; "hope is antithetic to despair" [syn: antithetic]
- Pertaining to antithesis, or opposition of
words and sentiments; containing, or of the nature of, antithesis;
- His wrong-headed beliefs are antithetical to everything we stand for as a community.
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