Opposite

Op"po*site

, n. 1. One who opposes; an opponent; an antagonist. [Obs.]
[1913 Webster]

The opposites of this day's strife.
Shak.
[1913 Webster]

2. That which is opposed or contrary in character or meaning; as, sweetness and its opposite; up is the opposite of down.
[1913 Webster +PJC]

The virtuous man meets with more opposites and opponents than any other.
Landor.
[1913 Webster]

polar opposite that which is conspicuously different in most important respects.
[PJC]

 

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