diametrically opposite
index adverse (opposite), antipathetic (oppositional), contradictory, contrary, inverse

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • diametrically opposite — diametrically opposed/opposite/ phrase completely different from each other diametrically opposed points of view Thesaurus: different and differentlysynonym Main entry: d …   Useful english dictionary

  • Diametrically — Di*am e*tric*al*ly, adv. In a diametrical manner; directly; as, diametrically opposite. [1913 Webster] Whose principles were diametrically opposed to his. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diametrically — adverb as from opposite ends of a diameter (Freq. 1) when two honest witnesses give accounts of the same event that differ diametrically, how can anyone prove that the evidence you gave was deliberately false? three of these brushes were… …   Useful english dictionary

  • diametrically opposed — diametrically opposed/opposite/ phrase completely different from each other diametrically opposed points of view Thesaurus: different and differentlysynonym Main entry: d …   Useful english dictionary

  • diametrically opposed — index opposite Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • diametrically — 1630s, completely (opposed, contrary, etc.); see DIAMETRIC (Cf. diametric). Mostly in figurative use; the two points that mark the ends of a line of diameter across a circle are opposite one another …   Etymology dictionary

  • opposite — [adj] unlike, conflicting; completely different adverse, antagonistic, antipodal, antipodean, antithetical, contradictory, contrapositive, contrary, contrasted, corresponding, counter, crosswise, diametric, diametrically opposed, different,… …   New thesaurus

  • opposite — I adjective absonant, adversarius, adverse, antagonistic, antipodal, antipodean, antithetic, antithetical, clashing, conflicting, contradictive, contradictory, contrarius, contrary, contrasted, contrasting, converse, counter, diametrically… …   Law dictionary

  • opposite — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Radically different] Syn. contrary, antithetical, antithetic, reverse, inverse, converse, diametric, diametrical, antonymous, contrasting, contradictory, counter, conflicting, opposed, opposing, polar, poles apart,… …   English dictionary for students

  • opposite — /ˈɒpəsət / (say opuhsuht) adjective 1. placed or lying over against something else or each other, or in a corresponding position from an intervening line, space, or thing: opposite ends of a room; opposite to our house. 2. contrary or… …   Australian English dictionary

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