Antonyms of adj predominant

2 senses of predominant

Sense 1
prevailing, prevalent, predominant, dominant, rife -- (most frequent or common; "prevailing winds")

INDIRECT (VIA frequent) -> infrequent -- (not frequent; not occurring regularly or at short intervals; "infrequent outbursts of temper")

Sense 2
overriding, paramount, predominant, predominate, preponderant, preponderating -- (having superior power and influence; "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism")

INDIRECT (VIA dominant) -> subordinate, low-level -- (lower in rank or importance)

Similarity of adj predominant

2 senses of predominant

Sense 1
prevailing, prevalent, predominant, dominant, rife -- (most frequent or common; "prevailing winds")
       => frequent (vs. infrequent) -- (coming at short intervals or habitually; "a frequent guest"; "frequent complaints")

Sense 2
overriding, paramount, predominant, predominate, preponderant, preponderating -- (having superior power and influence; "the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism")
       => dominant (vs. subordinate) -- (exercising influence or control; "television plays a dominant role in molding public opinion"; "the dominant partner in the marriage")

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