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Definition of "diametrical" [diametrical]

  • Of, relating to, or along a diameter. (adjective)
  • Exactly opposite; contrary. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "diametrical" in a sentence
  • "These ideologically diametrical right and left poles of Pakistani politics are held together only one common trait: their common elitist nihilism."
  • "Syria is almost the diametrical opposite of all that."
  • "The Sextons dub this syndrome "conspicuous conservation," which is directly diametrical to "conspicuous consumption" -- our current materialistic cultural orientation that contributes mightily to the unsustainable exploitation of the earth's natural resources."