antithetical


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sharply contrasted in character or purpose

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In those days, the idea of doing in-office surgery was antithetical to the healthcare delivery model that was in vogue.
All of those things are antithetical to a healthy, stable, traditional family.
Columba Altarpiece in Munich, and negative or antithetical examples, as in Hieronymus Bosch's Adoration of the Magi Altar in Madrid with its diabolical audience brooding upon Christ.
The themes she develops are antithetical to the glory of Christian revelation.
Because Methodism seeks always to be a "connectional" church movement, the aloofness and rude disregard shown by our Methodist president toward his denomination's episcopal leadership (and dismissal of their letter of non-support for the war against Iraq) reveals how his brand of self-help piety is ultimately antithetical to Wesleyan theology.
The headline ``What victims learn from predators'' is antithetical to the theme and intent of the work.
There was vociferous disagreement about policies and approaches, but in the main, both wings of both parties acted on the assumption that the Soviet Union was America's adversary and posed a threat to our security, that communism was antithetical to our system, and that we needed to fund a large defense establishment and deploy forces around the world in order to support those positions.
Flood's values are antithetical to the self-dealing, greed and deceit of today's headline-grabbing chiefs.
Wilder argues that blacks were "ghettoized in housing; subordinated in employment, gerrymandered in politics and isolated in social space," and that white New Yorkers saw African American advancement as directly antithetical to their own.
In fact, it is his antithetical response to that role, which came to define his predecessor Poitier's career.
Our very presence was antithetical to their corporate objectives.
Still, coming of age at a time when many blacks were rejecting straightened hair as antithetical to the black-pride message of the day, her conflicted feelings about the empire that hairdressing built persisted even as Bundles continued to learn the important legacy of her family.
But such communalism was almost antithetical to my isolated-but-industrious two weeks in Pradorrey, where chilly days began early for Domingo, the shepherd with whom I lived.
In language that appears to be antithetical to Congress's test, the Service takes the position that the uncertainty of whether a taxpayer can complete its development activities on time and within budget is a business risk, not a technical risk.
And AT&T Co, which claims to have 18m instant messaging users through its IM Here service, using technology from Tribal Voice Inc, issued a statement saying that AOL's stance was "hypocritical and antithetical to the very ethos of the internet.