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Meaning of CONTRADISTINGUISH

Pronunciation:  `kântrudi'stinggwish

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  distinguish by contrasting qualities
 

CONTRADISTINGUISH is a 17 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: differentiate, distinguish, secern, secernate, separate, severalise, severalize, tell, tell apart

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con`tra*dis*tin"guish\ (?; 144), v. t. [imp.
& p. p. {Contradistinguished}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Contradistinguishing}.]
To distinguish by a contrast of opposite qualities.

      These are our complex ideas of soul and body, as
      contradistinguished.                     --Locke.

 

 

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