What is Contrastingly?
Contrastingly definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used with object)
to compare in order to show unlikeness or differences; note the opposite natures, purposes, etc., of: Contrast the political rights of Romans and Greeks.
verb (used without object)
to exhibit unlikeness on comparison with something else; form a contrast.
Linguistics. to differ in a way that can serve to distinguish meanings: The sounds (p) and (b) contrast in the words “pin” and “bin.”
the act of contrasting; the state of being contrasted.
a striking exhibition of unlikeness.
a person or thing that is strikingly unlike in comparison: The weather down here is a welcome contrast to what we’re having back home.
opposition or juxtaposition of different forms, lines, or colors in a work of art to intensify each element’s properties and produce a more dynamic expressiveness.
Photography. the relative difference between light and dark areas of a print or negative.
Television. the brightness ratio of the lightest to the darkest part of the television screen image.
Linguistics. a difference between linguistic elements, especially sounds, that can serve to distinguish meanings.