opposed to


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opposed to something

in opposition to something. I am strongly opposed to your suggestion. He is morally opposed to war.
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References in classic literature ?
There is the same type of antithesis in both cases; for just as blindness is opposed to sight, so is being blind opposed to having sight.
For as the affirmation is opposed to the denial, as in the two propositions 'he sits', 'he does not sit', so also the fact which constitutes the matter of the proposition in one case is opposed to that in the other, his sitting, that is to say, to his not sitting.
Double' and 'half' are opposed to each other as correlatives: neither of them is true or false.
But such a war does not fit in under any rule and is directly opposed to a well-known rule of tactics which is accepted as infallible.
At the flourish of clarions and trumpets, they started out against each other at full gallop; and such was the superior dexterity or good fortune of the challengers, that those opposed to Bois-Guilbert, Malvoisin, and Front-de-B
The spirits, therefore, of those opposed to them, seemed to be considerably damped by their continued success.
When the two champions stood opposed to each other at the two extremities of the lists, the public expectation was strained to the highest pitch.
de Turenne found himself when opposed to the Prince de Conde at Jargeau, Gien and the Faubourg Saint-Antoine.
A few representatives of the people would be opposed to the people themselves; or rather one set of representatives would be contending against thirteen sets of representatives, with the whole body of their common constituents on the side of the latter.
At the end of our journey it is time to return to the question from which we set out, namely: What is it that characterizes mind as opposed to matter?
Now, it hardly seems probable, as a matter of observation, that there are images of images, as opposed to images of sensations.
If I have had images of a given prototype many times, I can mean one of these, as opposed to the rest, by recollecting the time and place or any other distinctive association of that one occasion.
In the sense in which objects (as opposed to propositions) are data, it would seem natural to say that those objects of which we are conscious are data.
Psychology is concerned, inter alia, with our sensations when we see a piece of matter, as opposed to the matter which we see.
While 76% percent of Arabs oppose intermarriage between a Jewish man and Arab woman, 61% are opposed to intermarriage between a Jewish woman and Arab man - meaning they are more tolerant of Arab men marrying Jewish women.