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Definition of "oppositive" []

  • Expressing contrariety. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "oppositive" in a sentence
  • "Not surprisingly, it appears as if this legislation is doing the oppositive of what supporters said it would do."
  • "According to Stevenson -- I do not say he is right, but I do quote his words as worth attention -- we are not damned so much for yielding to evil, as for not getting into our life its oppositive virtue; some content vital enough to cast out the evil, and to keep it out."
  • "Neither was the duty so unpleasant to Thomas's oppositive nature, as it would have been to a man of easier temperament."
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