contradict(redirected from contradictiveness)
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contradictverb ab re discrepare, abrogate, affirm the contrary, annul, answer back, argue, assert the contrary, assert the opposite, challenge, clash, come in conflict with, conflict, confute, contradicere, contrast, contravene, counter, counteract, countervail, counterwork, deny, differ, disagree, disclaim, disprove, dispute, dissent, give denial to, go against, go contrary to, go counter to, go in opposition to, impugn, inter se repugnare, negate, oppose, oppugn, prove the contrary, quarrel, rebut, refuse to accept, refute, repudiate, reverse, run counter to, take issue with, traverse
Associated concepts: contradiction by a witness on the stand
See also: abrogate, annul, answer, bear false witness, challenge, collide, conflict, confront, contend, contest, contravene, controvert, counter, counteract, countercharge, countervail, cross, debate, demur, differ, disaccord, disagree, disapprove, disown, dispute, dissent, except, fight, gainsay, impugn, negate, object, oppose, oppugn, protest, rebut, recant, refute, reject, renege, reply, repudiate, resist