Concrete and Thought


Concrete noun - A strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water.

Thought is an antonym for concrete.


Thought noun - A careful weighing of the reasons for or against something.

Concrete is an antonym for thought in topics: idea, formation of mental objects.

Both words in one sentence

  • Rubashov remains unconvinced, and awaits his execution with the thought that "one cannot build Paradise with concrete."
  • The Thirty-Six Stratagems of ancient China are thought to have originated as one, as the first concrete reference to them mentions only the very last one ("When all else fails, retreat").
  • When he gives these lines of thought to the police, they're most often only used to establish credibility in his theory so that they're more likely to help find concrete evidence.
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