English Synonyms and Antonyms
Foreign refers to difference of birth, alien to difference of allegiance. In their figurative use, that is foreign which is remote, unlike, or unconnected; that is alien which is conflicting, hostile, or opposed. Impertinent and irrelevant matters can not claim consideration in a certain connection; inappropriate matters could not properly be considered. Compare ALIEN, n.; CONTRAST, v.
Such a purpose was alien to (or from) my thought: to preferable.
List of paraphrases:
contradictory, contradicting, divergent, opposing, competing, adversarial, inconsistent, conflict, conflictual, incompatible, mixed, contrasting, controversial, confrontational, diverging, self-contradictory, antagonistic, opposite, disputing, rival, conflictive, competitor, contentious
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