diametrically

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  • I never in my life met with two characters so diametrically opposite. Cited from After Waterloo: Reminiscences of European Travel 1815-1819, by Frye
  • Many of her political ideas were diametrically opposed to those of her son. Cited from William of Germany, by Stanley Shaw
  • The feeling of the present age has taken a direction diametrically opposite. Cited from Misc Writings and Speeches, Lord Macaulay V1 of 4
  • The direction of modern life today was diametrically away from happiness and truth. Cited from The Centaur, by Algernon Blackwood
  • These two conditions are not diametrically opposed to one another as would appear at first glance. Cited from Shop Management, by Frederick Winslow Taylor
  • Then he flung himself into a new course diametrically opposed to the other. Cited from The Rangeland Avenger, by Max Brand
  • Their projects were diametrically different, and yet neither could carry his own without the assistance of the other. Cited from The Three Clerks, by Anthony Trollope
  • I fear that the critics of our time will form an opinion diametrically opposite as to these every points. Cited from Misc Writings and Speeches, Lord Macaulay V1 of 4
  • She desired two lives diametrically opposed to each other, consequently she would never be happy. Cited from Evelyn Innes, by George Moore
  • Have you stopped to think that I may have ideas that are diametrically opposed to your own? Cited from Rimrock Jones, by Dane Coolidge
  • You have followed a course diametrically opposite to what I expected. Cited from Memoirs of Napoleon, V10, by Bourrienne
  • We are here, as in all other questions of social organization, met by two diametrically opposed views. Cited from Evolution and Ethics et. al., by T. H. Huxley
  • And instead of trying to reach it, she has done everything to live her life in a diametrically opposed manner.
  • As to the personality of the two young men, they presented two diametrically opposite types. Cited from The Companions of Jehu, by Alexandre Dumas
  • On the question of Union, as is well known, they took diametrically opposite views. Cited from Western Worthies, by J. Stephen Jeans
  • The parties formed from these different classes are often diametrically opposed to each other in their ideas of policy and government. Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. V, Feb, 1864, Number II, by Various
  • As they were formed in different countries, the opinions were often diametrically opposite to each other. Cited from Curiosities of Literature, Vol. II (of 3), by Isaac Disraeli
  • Our principles are diametrically opposite, so let us avoid the subject. Cited from The Life of Lord Byron, by John Galt
  • While progress was made on technical matters, both parties remained diametrically opposed on the question of status itself.
  • You may get two diametrically opposite motions out of the same machine. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Psalms, Maclaren
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Meaning of diametrically

  • adverb As from opposite ends of a diameter
    when two honest witnesses give accounts of the same event that differ diametrically, how can anyone prove that the evidence you gave was deliberately false?, three of these brushes were approximately 120 feet apart and the fourth diametrically opposite to one of the three