Antithetical

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Antithetical Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    antithetical adj : sharply contrasted in character or purpose; "practices entirely antithetical to her professed beliefs"; "hope is antithetic to despair" [syn: antithetic]
Antithetical Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Antithetic \An`ti*thet"ic\, Antithetical \An`ti*thet"ic*al\, a. [Gr. ?.] Pertaining to antithesis, or opposition of words and sentiments; containing, or of the nature of, antithesis; contrasted.
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    • Fed judge blasts Chicopee jail guards for videotaping nude women
      Jail guards videotaping naked female prisoners during strip searches is “clearly antithetical to human dignity,” “deeply humiliating” and unconstitutional according to a federal court judge, and nearly 200 women may be due a payday for the privacy invasion. Read more on this news related to 'Antithetical'
    • Male Guards Can’t Record Searches Of Female Inmates, Judge Rules
      A federal judge said allowing men to videotape nude female inmates at the Western Massachusetts Regional Women's Correctional Center is "antithetical to human dignity" and "deeply humiliating." Read more on this news related to 'Antithetical'
    • Judge: Male guards can't video women-inmate search
      BOSTON — Allowing male guards to videotape strip searches of female inmates at a western Massachusetts jail is not only humiliating but unconstitutional, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Court Judge Michael Ponsor said in the ruling Tuesday that allowing men to videotape nude female inmates at the Western Massachusetts Regional Women's Correctional C Read more on this news related to 'Antithetical'

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