Synonyms of antithesis
1 oppositeDictionary • They are the antithesis of the typical married couple.
opposite • She's very shy, but her sister is quite the opposite.
reverse • There is absolutely no evidence. Quite the reverse.
contrary • Let me assure you that the contrary is, in fact, the case.
converse • If that is true, the converse is equally so.
inverse • There is no sign that you bothered to consider the inverse of your logic.
2 contrastDictionary • the antithesis between instinct and reason
contrast • The two women provided a startling contrast in appearance.
opposition • Much of the opposition to this plan has come from the media.
contradiction • What he does is a contradiction of what he says.
inversion • a strange inversion of priorities
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• What he does is a contradiction of what he says.
contraryIdeas, attitudes, or reactions that are contrary to each other are completely different from each other.
• Let me assure you that the contrary is, in fact, the case.
contrastA contrast is a great difference between two or more things which is clear when you compare them.
• The two women provided a startling contrast in appearance.
Thesaurus for antithesis from the Collins English Thesaurus