What does contradistinguish mean?
Definitions for contradistinguish
ˌkɒn trə dɪˈstɪŋ gwɪʃcon·tradis·tin·guish
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distinguish by contrasting qualities
To distinguish things by contrasting their different qualities.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
To distinguish not simply by differential but by opposite qualities.
Etymology: from contra and distinguish.
The primary ideas we have peculiar to body, as contradistinguished to spirit, are the cohesion of solid, and consequently separable parts, and a power of communicating motion by impulse. John Locke.
These are our complex ideas of soul and body, as contradistinguished. John Locke.
to distinguish by a contrast of opposite qualities
The numerical value of contradistinguish in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of contradistinguish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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