An opposition or contrast of words or sentiments occurring in the same sentence; as, "The prodigal robs his heir; the miser robs himself." "He had covertly shot at Cromwell; he how openly aimed at the Queen."
The success of the suffrage movement would injure women spiritually and intellectually, for they would be assuming a burden though they knew themselves unable to bear it. It is the sediment, not the wave, of a sex. It is the antithesis of that highest and sweetest mystery - conviction by submission, and conquest by sacrifice. John Boyle O'Reilly
In brief, egoism in its modern interpretation, is the antithesis, not of altruism, but of idealism. John Buchanan Robinson
I sometimes struggle, because my job is like the antithesis of what surfing is all about. Surfing's simple. It's real. Paul Walker
Now a great debate has been born. The thesis is Democratic Socialism. The antithesis is free-market capitalism. The Obama Democrats have posed the challenge. It is now up to the Republicans to pick it up and fight along these lines. Dick Morris
A moral monopoly is the antithesis of a marketplace of ideas. Thomas Sowell