Definitions for oppositeness
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
op•po•siteˈɒp ə zɪt, -sɪt(adj.)
situated or lying face to face with something else or each other, or placed in corresponding positions across an intervening line, space, etc.:
at opposite ends of a room.
contrary or radically different, as in nature, qualities, or significance; opposed:
opposite sides in a controversy.
being the other of two related or corresponding things:
the opposite sex.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Bot. situated on diametrically opposed sides of a stem, as leaves occurring in pairs at a node.
adverse or inimical.
(n.)a person or thing that is opposite or contrary.
(prep.)across from; facing:
to sit opposite the fireplace.
in a role parallel or complementary to.
(adv.)on or to the opposite side:
I was at one end and she sat opposite.
Origin of opposite:
1350–1400; < MF < L oppositus, ptp. of oppōnere to set against
the relation between opposed entities
The state or condition of being opposite.
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