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contraryadjective abnegative, adversative, adversus, answering, antagonistic to, antipathetic, antithetic, antithetical, at cross purposes, at issue, at variince, averse, captious, conflicting, confutative, confuting, contradicting, contradictory, contradistinct, contrapositive, contrarius, contrasted, contrasting, converse, counter, counteracting, countervailing, denying, diametrically opposite, different, disaffirming, discordant, in opposition to, inverse, negative, negatory, obverse, opposed, opposing, opposite, opposite in character, opposite in nature, oppositional, oppugnant, rebutting, refutatory, refuting, tout le contraire, vis-à-vis
Associated concepts: contrary intent, contrary to evidence, contrary to good morals, contrary to law, contrary to public interest, contrary to statute
contrarynoun antilogy, antipode, antithesis, contradiction, contradistinction, contrast, converse, inconsistency, opposite, opposition, other extreme, reverse, vice versa
Associated concepts: contrary to the law
See also: adverse, antipathetic, antipode, antithesis, competitive, contentious, contra, contradictory, deviant, different, discordant, disinclined, disobedient, dissident, eccentric, fractious, froward, hostile, incompatible, incongruous, inconsistent, inimical, intractable, inverse, litigious, negative, nonconforming, opposite, perverse, recalcitrant, recusant, repugnant, spiteful, unfavorable, unreasonable, unruly, unsuitable, vicious