antisyzygy

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antisyzygy

(ˌæntɪˈsɪzɪdʒɪ)
n
the joining together of opposites
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Gregory Smith's 'Caledonian Antisyzygy', hardened into twentieth-century dogma, the consensus had its roots in J.
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Gregory Smith has called "the Caledonian antisyzygy" (the conjunction of opposites), as well as other national characteristics.