noun (plural dichotomies)[usually in singular]
1A division or contrast between two things that are or are represented as being opposed or entirely different: a rigid dichotomy between science and mysticism
More example sentences
- All the dichotomies and polarities can be dissolved and forgiven in that blessed moment of utter peace and tranquility.
- No doubt Vermeer owed a particular debt to Delft, but it is the great dichotomies of Dutch art generally that nourished his genius.
- Sheetal is a first generation Indian-American who captures perfectly the dichotomies of growing up Indian in America with her three dimensional portrayals of real women.