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contradistinction

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Noun
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CIDE DICTIONARY

contradistinctionn. 
     Distinction by contrast.  [1913 Webster]
    "That there are such things as sins of infirmity in contradistinction to those of presumption is not to be questioned."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

contradistinction, n. a distinction made by contrasting.

THESAURUS

contradistinction

antagonism, antipathy, antithesis, clashing, collision, con, conflict, confrontation, contradiction, contraindication, contraposition, contrariety, contrast, counterposition, cross-purposes, demarcation, differentiation, disagreement, discrepancy, distinction, distinctiveness, distinguishment, division, hairsplitting, hostility, inconsistency, inimicalness, microscopic distinction, nice distinction, nuance, oppositeness, opposition, opposure, oppugnance, oppugnancy, perversity, polarity, repugnance, segregation, separation, shade of difference, showdown, subtle distinction, trichoschistism

ROGET THESAURUS

contradistinction

Difference

N difference, variance, variation, variety, diversity, dissimilarity, disagreement, disparity, distinction, contradistinction, alteration, modification, permutation, moods and tenses, nice distinction, fine distinction, delicate distinction, subtle distinction, shade of difference, nuance, discrimination, differentia, different thing, something else, apple off another tree, another pair of shoes, horse of a different color, this that or the other, differing, different, diverse, heterogeneous, multifarious, polyglot, distinguishable, dissimilar, varied, modified, diversified, various, divers, all manner of, all kinds of, variform, daedal, other, another, not the same, unequal, unmatched, widely apart, poles apart, distinctive, characteristic, discriminative, distinguishing, incommensurable, incommensurate, differently, il y a fagots et fagots.


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