contradistinction


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a distinction drawn on the basis of contrast

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Yet, in contradistinction to what he boasts about the Palestinian problem, he does not take any serious risks to pressure right-wing Israeli politicians.
Its adjectival form gives rise to seemingly contradictory meanings for language and art: Figurative art describes a recognizable, and thus on some level faithful, or even literal, depiction of the world--and is therefore the opposite of abstract art--while figurative language is itself an instance of abstraction and stands in contradistinction to the literal.
In contradistinction to cholesterol microemboli, it is possible for larger fat macroemboli to cause larger arterial occlusions.
I'm glad that the sober policy wonk side of libertarianism still has some life in it, in contradistinction to the hipster utopian conspiracist side.
He argues that apophatic pluralism, in contradistinction to cataphatic religious truth, is the future of religion.
Hence she is concerned with the formation of the political languages of natural law as they emerge in European thought, and her interpretation of Hobbes is indebted to Skinner's analysis of Hobbesian liberty in contradistinction to republican notions of freedom--implicitly, she shares Skinner's critique of Hobbes's position.
Given Hegel's legacy within the philosophy of history, and Deleuze's explicit criticisms of Hegel, I had expected that Lundy would outline a Deleuzian conception of history in contradistinction to Hegelian history.
This is in contradistinction to traditional decompression and fusion, which causes stiffness of the operated disc and thereby increasing stress on the adjacent discs with possibility of accelerated wear and tear of neighboring discs.
When Mohamed Morsi won the presidential elections, something I supported in contradistinction to an Ahmed Shafiq presidency, my criticism did not abate; it increased.
Overall, his economic policy is right of the centre, in contradistinction to the Congress' socialist leanings.
In one vignette, Goury's camera finds him enjoying a video conference with one of his boys, a representation of the sort of intimacy he tries to maintain with his own family -- in contradistinction to his relationship with his father.
In contradistinction to the Gothic cathedrals, these churches were deemed to be close to the land.
The moral high ground of our anticolonial struggle created two absolute certainties: "White Apartheid racists are evil, and the victims of Apartheid in contradistinction are therefore by definition good.
This extensive survey of Springsteen's work stands in contradistinction to the following article, "Dead Man's Town: 'Born in the USA,' Social History, and Working-Class Identity" by Jefferson Cowie and Lauren Boehm, which focuses tightly on just one song ("Born in the USA") to speak, again, about class as well as American identity.
Sham'on reiterated NLP support for a "one man vote principle" in contradistinction to the so-called "60-electoral law" and decided upon boycotting any meetings marred by sectarianism and not seriously inclined to discuss the matter.