What does oppositional mean?

Definitions for oppositional
op·po·si·tion·al

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  1. oppositionaladjective

    Of, pertaining to, or exhibiting opposition

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oppositional in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oppositional in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of oppositional in a Sentence

  1. Daniel Goldberg:

    It will be telling if the rest of the Republican caucus is so obstructionist and so oppositional to anything Joe Biden does that they are willing to oppose nominees that a senior conservative Republican, Rob Portman, supports.

  2. Brett Foster:

    There are two sort of interesting properties about this region, it appears to have a unique contribution to processes that relate to memory, which is that tasks that use autobiographical or self-referential information about ‘me’— past and future— activate this region, but for tasks where you’re doing something you might consider oppositional, not focused on yourself but on external environment, this network gets turned down actively.

  3. Amy Oakes:

    She was diagnosed in first grade after there were some difficulties in the classroom, but there were other components to it -- there was oppositional defiant disorder, there were some [autism] spectrum-like behaviors, and difficulty later on socializing with other children.

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    (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    • A. valetudinarian
    • B. irascible
    • C. askant
    • D. splay

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