Noun(1) a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other
(1) I need an antonym for it, a way of describing a rather unfortunate concordance of events that leads to a horrible outcome rather than the pleasant coincidence that would normally befall.(2) Perfect if you enjoy the oxymoron of a synonym being an antonym .(3) Connoisseurs of the interesting - whose antonym is the boring - appreciate clash, not harmony.(4) A term often used as an antonym to pluralism to describe a state in which politics, society, and economy are all subject to the control of an elite or a party.(5) Although this doesn't really translate into English, we nevertheless have a negative association between the liver and bravery, lexicalised in the antonym of bravery: ├ö├ç├┐lily-livered├ö├ç├û.(6) Rather, ├ö├ç├┐poor├ö├ç├û is used in a medieval sense as an antonym to ├ö├ç├┐powerful.├ö├ç├û(7) For most of my life I've gone so far in the opposite direction that if I knew the antonym for hypochondria I'd employ it now.(8) The words aren't precise antonyms , but they're somewhat close to it.(9) To be sure, every linguist, when pursuing a semantic investigation, will collect information about collocations and will elicit judgements about entailments, antonyms , and other meaning relations.(10) She also said I looked flushed and pale, but they're antonyms so I have no idea what she was talking about.(11) The thesaurus provides synonyms, antonyms and related words, and is accessed by just right-clicking on the word to be looked up, and selecting ├ö├ç├┐Thesaurus├ö├ç├û from the right-mouse menu.(12) Antonymous pairs have previously been described and categorized in terms of gradability, reciprocity, inverseness and so on.(13) All around the board were letters and at the centre two simple words - antonyms of each other - yes and no.(14) What exactly are the differences between synonyms, antonyms , and homonyms?(15) The students can practice synonyms and antonyms on small computerized machines that give instant feedback and register a score with happy little dings and clicks.(16) The antonyms it offered: ├ö├ç├┐reactionary├ö├ç├û and ├ö├ç├┐intolerant.├ö├ç├û
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