opposed adj.

1 opposed to disagreeing strongly with sth

VERBS be | remain

ADV. adamantly, bitterly, deeply, fiercely, firmly, fundamentally, implacably, profoundly, resolutely, strongly, vehemently, very (much), violently | absolutely, categorically, completely, directly, totally, utterly, wholly | largely | actively, openly, publicly the party most openly opposed to military rule

2 very different from sth

VERBS be, seem, stand | remain

ADV. completely, diametrically, directly, entirely, fundamentally, utterly Our views are diametrically opposed on this issue. | mutually The two sets of values seemed mutually opposed.

PREP. to The path he saw himself taking in his research seemed directly opposed to the ethos of the department.