What is the opposite of core?

Need antonyms for core? Here's a list of opposite words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Noun
Opposite of the physical central part of something
“The Parthenon has a colonnade of Doric columns extending around the periphery of the entire structure.”
Noun
Opposite of the part of something that is central to its existence or character
“On the surface, he seems cold and unfriendly, but he's really a kind person.”
Noun
Opposite of the central aspect of something an argument or consideration
“As a sidenote, I want to mention that this is no contradiction to McLuhan's famous statement.”
Noun
Opposite of one's deepest thoughts and emotions
“Although he has a quiet and humble demeanor, the captain has a fierce competitive streak and leads by example.”
Noun
Opposite of the main or greater part of something
“A second rating scores a car that is equipped with a safety pack that is offered as an extra.”
Noun
Opposite of general or basic truths, concepts or ideas
Noun
(usually used in plural form "essentials") Opposite of a fundamental element or characteristic
“Frankly, I find the minutia of everyday life much more interesting than the glaring important life-changing events that shape our lives.”
Noun
Opposite of the greater part of something
Noun
Opposite of the meaning of something
“We scream at how senseless the violence seems, and the meaninglessness of the tragedy.”
Noun
Opposite of the cause or latent beginning of a feeling, process, or condition
Noun
Opposite of a foundation or starting point for further work
“There is a branch of science that has been developed or is developing to study every species of creation.”
Noun
Opposite of the inner side or surface of something
“The exterior is coated with chocolate, and the result is a beautiful tree-trunk effect.”
Noun
Opposite of a person's emotional, visceral self
“Her advice was freely given and was always based on common sense and sound reasoning.”
Noun
Opposite of a place or component that is central to something
“He said the subsidiary of the holding company acts as an agent for sales of mortgage redemption insurance.”
Noun
Opposite of a person's emotional, visceral self
“My heart says to buy the house, but my brain is telling me otherwise.”
Noun
Opposite of the embodiment or core of something
“The reserved introvert was always the antithesis of the party.”
Noun
Opposite of the nature or essence of a person
“His body can no longer endure the rigors of this brutal sport.”
Noun
Opposite of the absolute lowest level of something, literally or figuratively
“The fine arts stood at the apex of human achievement, followed by the decorative arts, which combined art and utility.”
Noun
(the thick) Opposite of the most active or crowded part of something
“He walked into the room and felt dispirited when he saw the idleness of his students.”
Noun
Opposite of city center
Noun
Opposite of a general description or plan showing the essential features of something but without the detail
Noun
Opposite of the principal purpose or theme of a course of action or line of reasoning
Noun
Opposite of a specific meaning
“Even more interestingly for consideration of this text's structure, Ames stresses the particular quality of this phrase's polysemy.”
Noun
Opposite of the central or greater part of something
“I concede that only a minority of young people behave worse than they did in my own youth.”
Noun
(computing) Opposite of the core engine of a computer system
Noun
(the deep) Opposite of the midst or depth of something
“Due to the current rise in crime, residents are encouraged to stay home during the extremities of the day.”
Adjective
Opposite of essential or serving as the foundation of something
“The action is performed by an auxiliary part of a computer system, and not by its central processing unit.”
Adjective
(of an object or situation) Opposite of significant in degree of importance or urgency
“Cersei felt that the White Walkers were a minor issue until she was almost attacked by a wight.”
Adjective
Opposite of the most important in terms of rank or status
“She has years of experience as an assistant manager and is very eager to take the next step.”
Adjective
Opposite of innate or instinctive to a person or thing
Adjective
Opposite of superseding others in importance or status
“His punches were weak and slow, and I can claim with confidence that he was the worst boxer that I had ever seen.”
Adjective
Opposite of used or accepted broadly rather than by small portions of a population or market
Adjective
Opposite of superseding others in importance or status
“The basic premise of the story is that noble birth doesn't guarantee a noble person and nobility can be present in the humble peasant.”
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

Related Words and Phrases

See Also

Nearby Words
4-letter Words Starting With
Find Antonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2021