Webster's Dictionary, 1913
Anti-imperialism noun Opposition to imperialism; -- applied specif., in the United States, after the Spanish-American war (1898), to the attitude or principles of those opposing territorial expansion; in England, of those, often called Little Englanders , opposing the extension of the empire and the closer relation of its parts, esp. in matters of commerce and imperial defense. -- An`ti- im*pe"ri*al*ist , noun -- An`ti- im*pe`ri*al*is"tic adjective
Antihypochondriac adjective (Medicine) Counteractive of hypochondria. -- noun A remedy for hypochondria.
Antihysteric adjective (Medicine) Counteracting hysteria. -- noun A remedy for hysteria.
Antiicteric adjective (Medicine) Good against jaundice. -- noun A remedy for jaundice.
Antilegomena noun plural [ New Latin , from Greek ... against + ... to speak; part. pass. ....] (Eccl.) Certain books of the New Testament which were for a time not universally received, but which are now considered canonical. These are the Epistle to the Hebrews, the Epistles of James and Jude, the second Epistle of Peter, the second and third Epistles of John, and the Revelation. The undisputed books are called the Homologoumena .
Antilibration noun A balancing; equipoise. [ R.] De Quincey.
Antilithic adjective (Medicine) Tending to prevent the formation of urinary calculi, or to destroy them when formed. -- noun An antilithic medicine.
Antilogarithm noun (Math.) The number corresponding to a logarithm. The word has been sometimes, though rarely, used to denote the complement of a given logarithm; also the logarithmic cosine corresponding to a given logarithmic sine. -- An`ti*log`a*rith"mic adjective
Antilogous (ăn*tĭl"o*gŭs) adjective Of the contrary name or character; -- opposed to analogous . Antilogous pole (Eccl.) , that pole of a crystal which becomes negatively electrified when heated.
; plural Antilogies
(ăn*tĭl"o*jĭz). [ Greek 'antilogi`a
, from 'anti`logos
against + le`gein
to speak.] A contradiction between any words or passages in an author. Sir W. Hamilton.
Antiloimic (ăn`tĭ*loi"mĭk) noun (Medicine) A remedy against the plague. Brande & C.
Antilopine adjective Of or relating to the antelope.
Antiloquist noun A contradicter. [ Obsolete]
Antiloquy noun [ Prefix anti- + Latin loqui to speak.] Contradiction. [ Obsolete]
Antilyssic adjective & noun [ Prefix anti- + Greek ... rage, madness.] (Medicine) Antihydrophobic.
Antimacassar noun A cover for the back or arms of a chair or sofa, etc., to prevent them from being soiled by macassar or other oil from the hair.
Antimagistrical adjective [ Prefix anti- + magistrical for magistratical .] Opposed to the office or authority of magistrates. [ Obsolete] South.
Antimalarial adjective Good against malaria.
Antimask noun A secondary mask, or grotesque interlude, between the parts of a serious mask. [ Written also antimasque .] Bacon.
Antimason noun One opposed to Freemasonry. -- An`ti*ma*son"ic adjective
Antimasonry noun Opposition to Freemasonry.
Antimephitic adjective (Medicine) Good against mephitic or deleterious gases. -- noun A remedy against mephitic gases. Dunglison.
Antimere noun [ . anti- + - mere .] (Biol.) One of the two halves of bilaterally symmetrical animals; one of any opposite symmetrical or homotypic parts in animals and plants.
Antimetabole noun [ Latin , from Greek ....] (Rhet.) A figure in which the same words or ideas are repeated in transposed order.
Antimetathesis noun [ New Latin , from Greek ....] (Rhet.) An antithesis in which the members are repeated in inverse order.
Antimeter noun [ Greek ... like + ... measure.] A modification of the quadrant, for measuring small angles. [ Obsolete]
Antimonarchic, Antimonarchical Opposed to monarchial government. Bp. Benson. Addison.
Antimonarchist noun An enemy to monarchial government.
Antimonate noun (Chemistry) A compound of antimonic acid with a base or basic radical. [ Written also antimoniate .]
Antimonial adjective Of or pertaining to antimony. -- noun (Medicine) A preparation or medicine containing antimony. Antimonial powder , a consisting of one part oxide of antimony and two parts phosphate of calcium; -- also called James's powder .
Antimoniated adjective Combined or prepared with antimony; as, antimoniated tartar.
Antimonic adjective (Chemistry) Pertaining to, or derived from, antimony; -- said of those compounds of antimony in which this element has its highest equivalence; as, antimonic acid.
Antimonious adjective (Chemistry) Pertaining to, or derived from, antimony; -- said of those compounds of antimony in which this element has an equivalence next lower than the highest; as, antimonious acid.
1. (Chemistry) A compound of antimonious acid and a base or basic radical. 2. (Min.) Stibnite.
Antimoniureted adjective (Chemistry) Combined with or containing antimony; as, antimoniureted hydrogen. [ Written also antimoniuretted .]
Antimonsoon noun (Meteor.) The upper, contrary-moving current of the atmosphere over a monsoon.
Antimony noun [ Late Latin antimonium , of unknown origin.] (Chemistry) An elementary substance, resembling a metal in its appearance and physical properties, but in its chemical relations belonging to the class of nonmetallic substances. Atomic weight, 120. Symbol, Sb. » It is of tin-white color, brittle, laminated or crystalline, fusible, and vaporizable at a rather low temperature. It is used in some metallic alloys, as type metal and bell metal, and also for medical preparations, which are in general emetics or cathartics. By ancient writers, and some moderns, the term is applied to native gray ore of antimony , or stibnite (the stibium of the Romans, and the sti`mmi of the Greeks, a sulphide of antimony, from which most of the antimony of commerce is obtained. Cervantite , senarmontite , and valentinite are native oxides of antimony.
Antinational adjective Antagonistic to one's country or nation, or to a national government.
Antinephritic adjective (Medicine) Counteracting, or deemed of use in, diseases of the kidneys. -- noun An antinephritic remedy.
[ See Antimony
.] Of or pertaining to the Antinomians; opposed to the doctrine that the moral law is obligatory.
Antinomian noun (Eccl. Hist.) One who maintains that, under the gospel dispensation, the moral law is of no use or obligation, but that faith alone is necessary to salvation. The sect of Antinomians originated with John Agricola, in Germany, about the year 1535. Mosheim.
Antinomianism noun The tenets or practice of Antinomians. South.
Antinomist noun An Antinomian. [ R.] Bp. Sanderson.
; plural Antinomies
[ Latin antinomia
, Greek ...; ... against + ... law.] 1. Opposition of one law or rule to another law or rule.
Different commentators have deduced from it the very opposite doctrines. In some instances this apparent antinomy is doubtful. 2. An opposing law or rule of any kind.
As it were by his own antinomy , or counterstatute. 3. (Metaph.) A contradiction or incompatibility of thought or language; -- in the Kantian philosophy, such a contradiction as arises from the attempt to apply to the ideas of the reason, relations or attributes which are appropriate only to the facts or the concepts of experience.
Antiochian adjective Antiochian epoch (Chron.) , a method of computing time, from the proclamation of liberty granted to the city of Antioch, about the time of the battle of Pharsalia, B.C. 48.
1. Pertaining to Antiochus, a contemporary with Cicero, and the founder of a sect of philosophers. 2. Of or pertaining to the city of Antioch, in Syria.
Antiodontalgic adjective (Medicine) Efficacious in curing toothache. -- noun A remedy for toothache.
Antiorgastic adjective [ Prefix anti- + Greek ... to swell, as with lust.] (Medicine) Tending to allay venereal excitement or desire; sedative.
Antipapal adjective Opposed to the pope or to popery. Milton.
Antiparallel adjective Running in a contrary direction. Hammond.
Antiparallels noun plural (Geom.) Straight lines or planes which make angles in some respect opposite in character to those made by parallel lines or planes.