diametrically








adjective

  1. of, relating to, or along a diameter.
  2. in direct opposition; being at opposite extremes; complete: diametrical opposites; a diametrical difference.

adverb

  1. completely; utterly (esp in the phrase diametrically opposed)
adv.

1630s, “completely” (opposed, contrary, etc.); see diametric. Mostly in figurative use; the two points that mark the ends of a line of diameter across a circle are opposite one another.

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