- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)adj. absolute, complete. See completion.II(Roget's IV) modif.Syn. polar, antipodal, contrary, facing; see opposite 1 , 3 .III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.opposite, contrary, conflicting, converse, reverse, antithetical, different.ANT.: alike, similar, matchingIV(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Diametrically opposed: antipodal, antipodean, antithetical, antonymic, antonymous, contradictory, contrary, converse2, counter, diametric, opposing, opposite, polar, reverse. See SUPPORT.
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diametrical — [dī΄ə me′tri kəl] adj. 1. of or along a diameter: also diametral [dī am′ə trəl] 2. designating an opposite, a contrary, a difference, etc. that is wholly so; complete [diametrical opposites]: also diametric diametrically adv … English World dictionary
diametrical — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of opposites) complete; absolute. 2) of or along a diameter. DERIVATIVES diametric adjective diametrically adverb … English terms dictionary
diametrical — diametrically, adv. /duy euh me tri keuhl/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or along a diameter. 2. in direct opposition; being at opposite extremes; complete: diametrical opposites; a diametrical difference. Also, diametric. [1545 55; < Gk… … Universalium
Diametrical — Diametric Di*am e*tric, Diametrical Di*am e*tric*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a diameter. [1913 Webster] 2. As remote as possible, as if at the opposite end of a diameter; directly adverse. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
diametrical — [ˌdʌɪə mɛtrɪk(ə)l] adjective 1》 (of opposites) complete; absolute: he s the diametrical opposite of Gabriel. 2》 of or along a diameter. Derivatives diametric adjective diametrically adverb … English new terms dictionary
diametrical — (= diametric), adjective politically, Taylor was in diametrical opposition to her parents Syn: direct, absolute, complete, exact, extreme, polar, antipodal … Thesaurus of popular words
diametrical — di•a•met•ri•cal [[t]ˌdaɪ əˈmɛ trɪ kəl[/t]] also di a•met′ric adj. 1) math. of, pertaining to, or along a diameter 2) being in direct opposition or at opposite extremes: diametrical opinions[/ex] • Etymology: 1545–55; < Gk diametrik(ós)… … From formal English to slang
diametrical — adjective see diametric … New Collegiate Dictionary
diametrical — adjective a) Of or pertaining to a diagonal b) Completely opposed Syn: diametral … Wiktionary
diametrical — diÂ·aÂ·metÂ·riÂ·cal || â€šdaÉªÉ™ metrÉªkl adj. pertaining to or along a diameter; complete, absolute (about opposites, differences, etc.) … English contemporary dictionary