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Definition of Juxtaposition

Juxtaposition

  1. A placing or being placed in nearness or contiguity, or side by side; as, a juxtaposition of words.

Juxtaposition Quotations

I have suffered a great deal from writers who have quoted this or that sentence of mine either out of its context or in juxtaposition to some incongruous matter which quite distorted my meaning, or destroyed it altogether.
Alfred North Whitehead

The taste for quotations (and for the juxtaposition of incongruous quotations) is a Surrealist taste.
Susan Sontag

I get the same charge from juxtaposition of colors as I do from juxtaposition of chords.
Joni Mitchell

I'm definitely a fan of juxtaposition. Using the most beautiful line to say the most horrific thing - I think one of the main things in songwriting is definitely friction between the words and the melody.
Rufus Wainwright

Cities are about juxtaposition.
Richard Rogers
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Juxtaposition Translations

juxtaposition in German is Nebeneinanderstellung
juxtaposition in Norwegian is sidestilling

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