Opposition in a sentence as a noun

On the other hand, I threw a hissy fit over the opposition to Eich based on his beliefs.

I'm not rms, and I don't speak for him, but his opposition to non-free software is predicated upon the claim that it harms the user.

The rest of the portrayal of him being some super human is also completely in opposition with his biography.

On the one hand, I absolutely agree with most of the opposition to Condi Rice wrt the illegal war, warrantless wiretaps, torture, etc.

If you look in the code you'll see a big commented out chunk where I tried randomly sampling computer moves to get sort of an 'expected value' for the opposition's move.

Nancy Pelosi's opposition, on the other hand, is somewhat surprising, but also quite promising.

Given that you're up against relatively well established small-scale opposition now and of course some Internet giants, your fees are uncompetitive.

Religion is not the root, it is just a tool that is used to create the usual "us-they" opposition, and in its absence there are plenty of other ways to create the same opposition, like "patriotism" and so on.

The analogy highlights the rhetorical technique of abstracting something to such a degree that opposition seems unreasonable.

Why, when these leaders are allowed to lord it over us as they see fit, should they suddenly develop scruples in gathering information that only serves to enhance their power to do what we are already letting them do without so much as a peep of principled opposition?Privacy is in significant peril, and it is a serious loss when Groklaw goes down over this issue.

Opposition definitions


the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with; "he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens"; "despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead"

See also: resistance


the relation between opposed entities

See also: oppositeness


the act of hostile groups opposing each other; "the government was not ready for a confrontation with the unions"; "the invaders encountered stiff opposition"

See also: confrontation


a contestant that you are matched against

See also: opponent opposite


a body of people united in opposing something


a direction opposite to another


an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force); "a soldier must be prepared to kill his enemies"

See also: enemy foeman


the major political party opposed to the party in office and prepared to replace it if elected; "Her Majesty's loyal opposition"

See also: Opposition