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the semantic relation that holds between two words that can (in a given context) express opposite meanings

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Axiomatic characterization of synonymy and antonymy.
4) "Negated Antonymy juxtaposes the assertion of X and the negation of Y in order to reinforce their contrast and thus emphasise the assertion of X.
In the present discussion, antonymy is used in a wide sense covering all lexical oppositions in general, not just scalar oppositions as found in John Lyons (1977) and David Alan Cruse (1986).
In addition, many researches point to hyperonymy, hyponymy, meronymy, synonymy and antonymy as the most important relationships [9][10].
More specifically, semantic relations can be highlighted or obscured in texts through substitution, exclusion, synonymy, hyponymy, antonymy, etc.
Using certain stylistic features (alliteration, antonymy, adult slang), their program automatically constructed a decision tree for each pair of humorous data and nonhumorous data sets (that is, there were four different comparisons).
Soul's values sometimes go awry on their own, and it's not clear that a full antonymy is meant.
For many centuries the Bible has been used as the supreme authority and justification for the oppression and subjugation of women, and the Christian deity portrayed as an unbending patriarch who expected women to do exactly as they were told, and one of the greatest barriers to genuine feminine antonymy and a just and proper egalitarianism is the unthinking repetition of inflexible religious dogma that denies the moral, intellectual and spiritual needs and aspirations of this most downtrodden half of the entire human race.
Synsets are connected through a series of relations: antonymy (opposites), hyponymy/hypernymy (isa), meronymy (part-of), etc.
Lexical semanticists and morphologists came up with the idea of lexical, semantic, and conceptual fields, based on the paradigmatic relations of hyponymy/hyperonymy, antonymy, synonymy, etc.
in terms of antonymy and collocation) and also relates them to the wider historical-political context.