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Diametrical   Listen

Related to or along a diameter.  Synonyms: diametral, diametric.
Characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed.  Synonyms: diametric, opposite, polar.  "Diametrical (or opposite) points of view" , "Opposite meanings" , "Extreme and indefensible polar positions"

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"Diametrical" Quotes from Famous Books

... in prison or go out, I have learned to live alone with God." At the conclusion of the third part of the Harleian Miscellany transcript, the author says: "When I had ended this last sonnet, and found that such vain poems as I had by idle hours writ, did amount just to the diametrical number 63, methought it was high time for my folly to die, and to employ the remnant of my wit to other calmer thoughts less sweet and less bitter." It was probably in a mood like this that the poet turned from his devotion to an ...
— Elizabethan Sonnet-Cycles - Delia - Diana • Samuel Daniel and Henry Constable

Words linked to "Diametrical" :   diametral, opposite, polar, different, diameter

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