Entertainment / Literature / Antithesis: (pluralantitheses): Using opposite phrases in close conjunction. Examples might be, 'I burn and I freeze,' or 'Her character is white as sunlight, black as midnight.' The best antitheses express their contrary ideas in a balanced sentence. It can be a contrast of opposites: Evil men fear authority, good men cherish it. Alternatively, it can be a contrast of degree: One small step for a man, one giant leap for all mankind. Antithesis is an example of a rhetorical scheme. Contrast with oxymoron.
Business / Finance / Overbought: Used in the context of general equities. Technically too high in price, and hence a technical correction is expected. See: Heavy. Antithesis of oversold. MORE