Antonyms for affinityəˈfɪn ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. affinity(noun)

    (immunology) the attraction between an antigen and an antibody

    Antonyms:
    consanguinity, blood kinship, cognation

    Synonyms:
    chemical attraction, phylogenetic relation, kinship

  2. affinity(noun)

    (anthropology) kinship by marriage or adoption; not a blood relationship

    Antonyms:
    cognation, consanguinity, blood kinship

    Synonyms:
    chemical attraction, phylogenetic relation, kinship

  3. affinity, phylogenetic relation(noun)

    (biology) state of relationship between organisms or groups of organisms resulting in resemblance in structure or structural parts

    "in anatomical structure prehistoric man shows close affinity with modern humans"

    Antonyms:
    consanguinity, cognation, blood kinship

    Synonyms:
    affinity, chemical attraction, phylogenetic relation, kinship

  4. affinity, kinship(noun)

    a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character

    "found a natural affinity with the immigrants"; "felt a deep kinship with the other students"; "anthropology's kinship with the humanities"

    Antonyms:
    consanguinity, cognation, blood kinship

    Synonyms:
    affinity, family relationship, chemical attraction, phylogenetic relation, relationship, kinship

  5. affinity, chemical attraction(noun)

    the force attracting atoms to each other and binding them together in a molecule

    "basic dyes have an affinity for wool and silk"

    Antonyms:
    cognation, blood kinship, consanguinity

    Synonyms:
    affinity, chemical attraction, phylogenetic relation, kinship

  6. affinity(noun)

    inherent resemblance between persons or things

    Antonyms:
    blood kinship, cognation, consanguinity

    Synonyms:
    chemical attraction, phylogenetic relation, kinship

  7. affinity(noun)

    a natural attraction or feeling of kinship

    "an affinity for politics"; "the mysterious affinity between them"; "James's affinity with Sam"

    Antonyms:
    blood kinship, cognation, consanguinity

    Synonyms:
    chemical attraction, phylogenetic relation, kinship

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. affinity

    Analogy is specifically a resemblance of relations; a resemblance that may be reasoned from, so that from the likeness in certain respects we may infer that other and perhaps deeper relations exist. Affinity is a mutual attraction with or without seeming likeness; as, the affinity of iron for oxygen. Coincidence is complete agreement in some one or more respects; there may be a coincidence in time of most dissimilar events. Parity of reasoning is said of an argument equally conclusive on subjects not strictly analogous. Similitude is a rhetorical comparison of one thing to another with which it has some points in common. Resemblance and similarity are external or superficial, and may involve no deeper relation; as, the resemblance of a cloud to a distant mountain. Compare ALLEGORY.

    Antonyms:
    disagreement, disproportion, dissimilarity, incongruity, unlikeness

    Synonyms:
    analogy, coincidence, comparison, likeness, parity, proportion, relation, resemblance, semblance, similarity, simile, similitude

    Preposition:
    The analogy between (or of) nature and revelation; the analogy of sound to light; a family has some analogy with (or to) a state.

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