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A word having a meaning opposite to that of another word: The word "wet" is an antonym of the word "dry."

an′to·nym′ic adj.
an·ton′y·mous (ăn-tŏn′ə-məs) adj.
an·ton′y·my n.
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Adj.1.antonymous - of words: having opposite meanings
synonymous - (of words) meaning the same or nearly the same
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Freedom for Palestinians is simply incompatible with the expansion of Zionism, which - as a movement based on the exclusion of Palestinians - is antonymous to universal human rights.
It portrays the origin of America's decline as the point when the state was weakened for the benefit of private corporations in the belief that such action would promote development, but in actuality, it resulted in an antonymous relationship between the state and development (pp.
It should be noted that the poet consistently constructs the American and British communities as inherently antonymous throughout the text.
The company's self-driving trucks unit is based in San Francisco while its antonymous cars team works out of Pittsburgh.
The antithetical thrust of the structures is hinged on antonymous relations between certain lexical items that resonate with the primordial bipolar relation of opposites: 'right vs.
Finally, we used a 6-point semantic differential scale to assess advertising credibility (AC), comprising nine pairs of antonymous adjectives: reliable/unreliable, informative/uninformative, intelligent/unintelligent, valuable/ worthless, expert/inexpert, honest/dishonest, friendly/unfriendly, pleasant/ unpleasant, and nice/awful (Yang, 2015).
Second, related to context, is the ambiguity of online vitriol, which defies a simple antonymous conception of hate speech versus acceptable speech.
For unlike abstract dichotomies such as good and evil, political ones are nowhere near as antonymous as illustrated by the two sides of the same coin, or as alike in nature as Communism and Fascism in pre-World War II Europe.
They had used Serbian WordNet ontology (R), antonymous pairs in which one member has positive sentiment polarity (PPR), polarity of positive sentiment words (PSP), ordered sequence of sentiment tags (OSA), Part - of - Speech tags of words (POS) and irony markers (M).
The components of an MWE cannot be freely substituted by their synonymous or antonymous counterparts, e.g.
Speaker Sadar Ayaz Sadiq held meeting with the speaker of Iran, Kuwait, and Somalia along with the parliamentarians from Egypt, Palestine and Afghanistan and Kurd antonymous region.
Haraway's position on gender rests solidly on the refusal of antonymous categories (female/male, nature/culture mind/body) and defines identity in contemporary culture through the postulation of the cyborg, a corporeal form linking the biological with the technological.