opposing

Synonyms and related words:
abjuratory, abnegative, adversary, adversative, adverse, adversive, against, alien, alienated, allegory, analogy, antagonistic, anteposition, anti, antiestablishment, antipathetic, antipodal, antithesis, antithetic, antithetical, antonymous, at cross-purposes, at odds with, at variance with, balancing, breakaway, bucking, challenge, clashing, comparative anatomy, comparative degree, comparative grammar, comparative judgment, comparative linguistics, comparative literature, comparative method, compare, comparing, comparison, compensating, competitive, con, conflicting, confrontation, confronting, confrontment, contention, contradicting, contradiction, contradictory, contradistinct, contraposition, contrapositive, contrariety, contrarious, contrary, contrast, contrasted, contrasting, contrastiveness, contravention, contraversion, converse, correlation, counter, counter-culture, counteractant, counteracting, counteraction, counteractive, counterbalancing, counterpoised, countervailing, counterworking, cranky, cross, crosscurrent, crossing, crotchety, dead against, denial, denying, detrimental, differing, difficult, disaccordant, disaffirming, disagreeing, disallowing, disappointed, disapprobatory, disapproving, disavowing, disclaiming, discontented, discordant, discrepant, disenchanted, disgruntled, disillusioned, disowning, displeased, dissatisfied, dissentient, dissenting, dissident, distinction, distinctiveness, enemy, eyeball to eyeball, eyeball-to-eyeball, facing, fractious, fronting, hard, harmful, head wind, hostile, hostility, impugnation, impugnment, in opposition, incompatible, inconsistent, indignant, inimical, inverse, irreconcilable, likening, low, matching, metaphor, miserable, negation, negative, negatory, nonconforming, nonconformist, noncooperative, not easy, obstinate, obverse, opponent, opposed, opposite, opposition, oppositional, oppositive, opposure, oppugnant, oppugnation, overthwart, parallelism, perverse, polar, polar opposition, polaric, polarity, polarization, polarized, poor, posing against, proportion, reactionary, rebutment, rebuttal, recalcitrant, recanting, recusant, refractory, refusal, rejection, relation, renitent, renunciative, renunciatory, repudiative, repugnant, resistance, resistant, reverse, revocative, revocatory, revolutionary, rigorous, rival, sectarian, sectary, simile, similitude, sinister, squared off, standing against, stressful, traversal, trope of comparison, troublesome, troublous, trying, turned-off, unappreciative, unapproving, uncomplimentary, uncooperative, undercurrent, underground, unfavorable, unfriendly, unhappy, unpropitious, untoward, weighing, wretched

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  • opposing — adjective 1) two opposing points of view Syn: conflicting, contrasting, opposite, incompatible, irreconcilable, contradictory, antithetical, differing, different, dissimilar clashing, at variance, at odds, divergent, opposed, poles apart, polar …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Opposing — Oppose Op*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Opposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Opposing}.] [F. opposer. See {Ob }, {Pose}, and cf.2d {Appose}, {Puzzle}, n. Cf.L. opponere, oppositum.] 1. To place in front of, or over against; to set opposite; to exhibit. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • opposing — adjective That opposes or oppose; on the opposite side. opposing armies …   Wiktionary

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