Juxtaposition

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Juxtaposition Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the act of positioning close together (or side by side); "it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors"
  • a side-by-side position

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the act of positioning close together (or side by side); "it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors" ,
  • a side-by-side position

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Juxtaposition'


  • Juxtaposition: Juxtaposition may refer to: Juxtaposition Magazine, a student-run global health magazine at the University of Toronto Juxtaposition: Barons of Ceti V
  • Juxtaposition Magazine: Juxtaposition Global Health Magazine is a student publication published twice a year by students at the University of Toronto. Originally started as an

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'Juxtaposition' example sentence in 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


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Juxtaposition Sample Sentences in News


  • Rights and wrongs
    The juxtaposition of rights issues from outsourcing specialist Serco (SRP) and insurance services provider Charles Taylor (CTR) this month makes an interesting comparison of what companies can do from a position of strength and what they must do if they are weak. Read more on this news related to 'Juxtaposition'
  • Defying Science And Common Sense, New York Bill Would Ban GMOs In Vaccines
    In a bizarre juxtaposition of irrational fears, a New York State legislator has introduced a bill to ban GMOs in vaccines. The bill, NY AB 1706, is apparently not a hoax but was introduced by assembly member Thomas J. Abinanti, who has passed other bills designed to place restrictions on so-called genetically modified organisms. Read more on this news related to 'Juxtaposition'
  • Halifax divinity student studies 'juxtaposition' of holy hipsters
    "It's an amazing juxtaposition to see people with Blundstones and plaid and cool moustaches putting on cassocks and walking in solemnly to worship God in this way," said MacKenzie, who's currently doing a placement with the chaplaincy at the University of King's College in Halifax. "The strongest connection made between holy hipsters and Read more on this news related to 'Juxtaposition'

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