What is the antonym of “dextrally”?
The antonyms of dextrally are counterclockwise, anticlockwise, and leftward. These words convey the opposite direction or orientation.
Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
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In a direction opposite to the rotation of the hands of a clock.
To open the jar, turn it counterclockwise.
In a direction opposite to the movement of the hands of a clock.
The fan rotates anticlockwise to cool the room.
Towards the left side or in a leftward direction.
The car turned leftward at the intersection.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1Counterclockwise and anticlockwise are synonyms that describe the opposite direction of a clock's hands.
- 2Leftward describes a direction towards the left side.
Good things to know
- 1Navigation: Use these antonyms to give directions or navigate through a space.
- 2Science: Incorporate these antonyms in scientific contexts to describe the direction of motion or rotation.
- 3Sports: Utilize these antonyms in sports to describe the direction of movement or rotation.
The antonyms counterclockwise, anticlockwise, and leftward convey the opposite direction or orientation. Use them in navigation, science, and sports contexts to describe the direction of motion or rotation.