Juxtaposition in a Sentence

Juxtaposition as a Noun

  1. Definition placing two or more things side by side to contrast or compare.


  • Look at the juxtaposition between the boys laughing in the street and the girl crying on the balcony above.
  • The juxtaposition of the bright yellows on the dark background made the painting appear three dimensional.
  • It is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors.
  • The film, Pirates of the Caribbean, provides a juxtaposition between the Pirates and the regular people.
  • The juxtaposition between good and bad made the story more interesting.
  • The sweet and sour chicken created a juxtaposition of flavors.