Definition of Contrasting

1. Adjective. Strikingly different; tending to contrast. "Contrasting (or contrastive) colors"

Exact synonyms: Contrastive
Similar to: Different
Derivative terms: Contrast



Definition of Contrasting

1. Adjective. Set in opposition to, showing the differences between. From contrast. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of contrast) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Contrasting

1. contrast [v] - See also: contrast

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contrasting

contrast echocardiography
contrast enema
contrast enhancement
contrast material
contrast media
contrast medium
contrast ratio
contrast sensitivity
contrast set
contrast stain
contrast transfer function
contrastable
contrasted
contrastimulant
contrastimulants
contrasting (current term)
contrastingly
contrastive
contrastively
contrastiveness
contrastivism
contrastivist
contrastivists
contrastivity
contrasts
contrasty
contrasuggestible
contrasuppressor cells
contrat
contrate

Literary usage of Contrasting

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1. The Homophonic Forms of Musical Composition: An Exhaustive Treatise on the by Percy Goetschius (1898)
"Th1s might be called a contrasting Double period, but the title " Phrase- ... Furthermore, the contrasting Double period may represent a Large contrasting ..."

2. Heredity and Environment in the Development of Men by Edwin Grant Conklin (1922)
"Results of Crossings where there is more than one Pair of contrasting Characters. ... But however many pairs of contrasting characters the parents may show ..."

3. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1893)
"(1) Disks made on the pattern of the cut at the left show beautiful contrasting grays. The same can be shown also by laying a number of small sheets of ..."

4. A History of Modern Philosophy: A Sketch of the History of Philosophy from by Harald Høffding (1908)
"(g) contrasting Tendencies in English Philosophy The history of English philosophy during the seventeenth century is not exhausted in Bacon, ..."

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