Antithesis in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Antithesis

the total opposite of an object or person

Examples of Antithesis in a sentence

In the movie, Robert’s character of an abusive husband is the antithesis of the caring spouse the actor really is. 🔊

Although the hotel describes itself as a five-star resort, in reality its decrepit building is the antithesis of a fine hotel.  🔊

The heroine’s death was the antithesis of what I thought would happen at the end of the novel. 🔊

During his sermon, the minister asked his clergy members to practice the antithesis of hate and love even their worst enemies.  🔊

A country run by a dictator is the antithesis of a nation guided by an elected leader.  🔊

Because Bill is an honest man, he is the antithesis of all the crooked men who held the political office before him.  🔊

A violent criminal is the antithesis of a well-behaved adult.  🔊

In writing, an antithesis is a device used to show contrast between two unlike objects or individuals.  🔊

It goes without saying that freedom is the antithesis of captivity.  🔊

In the fairytale, the sweet caring girl is the antithesis of her two evil stepsisters.  🔊

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