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
  • Juxtaposition Arts: Juxtaposition Arts is a youth oriented non-profit visual art center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and it is known for community collaborations, studio classes

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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


  • Black Friday and the gap between rich and poor
    To the editor: What a revealing juxtaposition of articles on the front page of The Times. ("Black Friday highlights the contrast between rich and poor," and "High-end home sales are surging in Southern California," Nov. 23) Read more on this news related to 'Juxtaposition'
  • Artist explores idea of self in solo Rockingham show
    A collection of artworks will explore the juxtaposition between the true self and the outer form when Safety Bay artist Christina Curran launches her first solo exhibition on Friday. Read more on this news related to 'Juxtaposition'
  • Health Canada's medical marijuana ad restrictions come off as hypocritical with $5M anti-pot campaign
    Canada’s collection of medicinal marijuana growers have been warned not to promote the positive aspects of their product – a warning issued by the same government agency that recently spent $5 million on an advertising campaign attacking the use of pot. The juxtaposition shines a bright light on the strange relationship Canada has with marijuana, which has bee Read more on this news related to 'Juxtaposition'

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