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Definition of the verb contradistinguish
What does contradistinguish mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: contradistinguished | contradistinguishing | contradistinguishes
- distinguish by contrasting qualities
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by John Oswald
contradistinguish, distinctive, a. inextinct', a. contradistinguish- distinctively, ad. 'in'stinct, n. ed, a. extinguish, v. contradistinguish- ...
by John Oswald, Joseph Thomas, James Lynd
Contradistinct, contradistinguish. Contra ; di; stinguo. Contraindicate. Contra; in; dico. Contramure. Contra; munis, Contraregularity. Contra ; rego. Contrariety, contrarious, contrary. Contra. Contrast. Contra ; sto. Contravallation. Contra; vallum.
An etymological dictionary (1821)
by William Grimshaw
CONTRADISTINGUISH. v. To distinguish, by qualities not only different, but opposite. L. contra, opposite to, and distinguish. CONTRARY. adj. Opposite. L. contrarius: contra, against, or opposite to. CONTRAST. s. Opposition, in form, colours, ...
by Samuel Johnson, John Walker
CONTRADISTINGUISH,. (kon-tra-disting-gwish). v. a. To distinguish not simply by differential but by opposite qualities. CONTRAINDICANT, (kon'-tra-in-de-kont) n.s. A symptom forbidding the usual treatment of a disorder.
Being a Complete Encyclopedia of All the Case Law of the Federal Supreme Court Up to and Including Volume 206 U. S. Supreme Court Reports (book 51 Lawyers' Edition)
“They contend that the words in the civil service' were not employed merely to contradistinguish the service described from that of the military or naval service of the United States, but also to show that the persons entitled to the benefits of the ...
by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.
n contradistinguish BR kontrodł'stingwlis, -siz, -sin, -1st AM kantrodo-'Stingwis, -HZ, -In, -t UUILIULL coll LIU W BR 'kpntroflots, -z AM 'kantro floo ...
by William Nicholson (of Halifax.)
CONTENTEDNESS CONTRABAND CONTRADISTINGUISH Contentedness, (kon-tent'- ed-nes) n. state of being content with one's state. Contention, (kon-ten' shon) n. strife; a debate ; a qnarrel ; a feud ; a violent struggle. Contentious ...
Twentieth Century Dictionary (1914)
Containing Every Useful Word in the English Language, with Its Correct Spelling, Accurate Pronunciation and Exact Meaning According to Webster and Worcester. To which is Added An Encyclopaedia of Valuable Information, Also a Complete Supplement of New Words by Charles C. Parker
CONTRADISTINGUISH. 72. Contaminate (kon-tam'e-nat), v. to defile; to pollute ; — a. corrupted by base mixture. Contamination (kon-tam-e-na'shun), n. pollution; defilement. Contemn (kon-tem'), v. to despise; to treat with disdain.
Exhibiting the Pronunciation, Etymology, and Explanation of Every Word Usually Employed in Science, Literature, and Art by John Boag
CONTORT CONTRADISTINGUISH nato, turned about, ) m. In numismatics, medals of bronze let into a circle of another material. CoNTont, kön-tort', [L. contorqueo, contortus,) v. t. To twist together; to writhe. CoNtoats, kön-tór'tè, n. In botany ...
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Video shows what contradistinguish means. To distinguish things by contrasting their different qualities.. Contradistinguish Meaning. How to pronounce ...
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