Science / Astrology / Opposition: A second harmonic aspect, separating distance 180°. A major hard aspect, the opposition creates awareness, attraction and antagonism between the planets in polarity.

Other Words for Opposition

Opposition Adjective Synonyms: hostility, antagonism, unfriendliness, resistance, counteraction, disapproval, objection, conflict, defiance, contrast, antipathy, adversity, flak
Opposition Noun Synonyms: competition, opponent, adversary, competitor, antagonist, enemy, foe, rival, other side

Oppositional Reading

Technology / Television (TV) / Oppositional Reading: In cultural studies, the interpretation of the text that is wholly contrary to the text's dominant meanings. MORE

Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)

Life Style / Adoption / Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD): A recurrent pattern of negative, defiant, disobedient and hostile behavior toward authority figures that persists for at least six months. This disorder is characterized by frequent occurrence of at l MORE


Entertainment / Football / Rush: 1. An attempt to tackle or hurry a player before he can throw a pass or make a kick. 2. A running play. MORE


Entertainment / Basketball / Trap: A defensive tactic in which two players double-team the ball handler. MORE

Cultural Symbol

Entertainment / Literature / Cultural Symbol: A symbol widely or generally accepted as meaning something specific within an entire culture or social group, as opposed to a contextual symbol created by a single author that has meaning only within MORE


Entertainment / Ice Hockey / Icing: When a player from one team shoots the puck from across the red line to and across the opposition's goal line and the puck is then touched by a player from the other team, this is icing. When this hap MORE