- The act or an instance of placing two or more things side by side, especially in order to compare or contrast them.
- The state of being close together or in proximity.
The word 'juxtaposition' originated from the latin word 'juxta' meaning 'next to' and 'ponere' meaning 'to place'.
- The juxtaposition of the two paintings created a powerful contrast of light and dark.
- The juxtaposition of the old and the new structures added to the city's character and charm.
- The juxtaposition of the data and the theories provided new insights and perspectives.
- The juxtaposition of the two characters created a dramatic tension in the story.
- The juxtaposition of the past and the present allowed the historian to better understand the world.