Coun"ter*view` (koun"t?r-v?`), n.


An opposite or opposing view; opposition; a posture in which two persons front each other.

Within the gates of hell sat Death and Sin, In counterview. Milton

M. Peisse has ably advocated the counterview in his preface and appendixx. Sir W. Hamilton.


A position in which two dissimilar things illustrate each other by opposition; contrast.

I have drawn some lines of Linger's character, on purpose to place it in counterview, or contrast with that of the other company. Swift.


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