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1802, probably shortened from diametrical (1550s).[1]

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diametric (comparative more diametric, superlative most diametric)

  1. Directly opposing.
    In some religions, good and evil are considered diametric opposites.
  2. Of or relating to a diameter; diametral.

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  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2023), “diametric”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

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