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contradictory

adjective abjuratory, absonant, adverse, antagonistic, antithetical, asserting the contrary, asserting the opposite, at odds, at variance, conflicting, confutative, confuting, contradicting, contrapositive, contrarious, contrarius, contrary, contrary to reason, contrasted, converse, counter, counteractant, countervailing, denying, diametrically opposite, disclaiming, discordant, discrepant, dissentient, diversus, in the opposite scale, inconsistent, inverse, irreconcilable, negating, negatory, obverse, opponent, opposed, opposing, opposite, oppositional, oppositive, refutatory, refuting, repugnans, reverse, tout au contraire, unreconciled
Associated concepts: contradiction of a writing, contradiccory evidence, contradictory findings, contradictory instruccions, contradictory statement
Foreign phrases: Allegans contraria non est audiendus.One making contradictory allegations is not to be heard. Cum duo inter se pugnantia reperiuntur in testamento, ultimum ratum est. When two things repugnant to each other are found in a will, the last shall be confirmed.
See also: adverse, antipathetic, contrary, different, discordant, disparate, hostile, illogical, incompatible, incongruous, inconsistent, negative, opposite, polemic, repugnant
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Despite being subject to panopticism, contradictorily 'People in care are always disappearing.
The fabliau narrative of Mary's adultery ingeniously allegorizes the complexities of Christianity's supersession of Judaism, described in the Gospels as a fulfillment (Matthew 5:17) of the unchanging, everlasting covenant between Abraham and the Chosen Seed (Luke 16:17) and, contradictorily, as an abrogation of that contract (John 14:6).
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in Colmer 104), it is tempting to inquire what sort of personal relationships is proposed which are so vocally emphasized and yet so contradictorily presented.
Sartana, a tough immigration-enforcement agent whose character evolves to contradictorily take on the identity of undocumented immigrant activist, comes to the realization that upholding immigration law is synonymous with committing injustice and betraying her own people.
Contradictorily, findings from Schuiling et al [37] across four largest European countries United Kingdom, Germany, France, and Italy showed that the local brands benefit from strong brand equity and it has higher consumer awareness than international brands do.
Some liars when over conscious of their movements will try to be excessively still so as to avoid contradictorily body movements, but in doing so they've achieved a typical response.
The combination of forest and figures, occasionally with a sofa contradictorily moved from the interior and placed in the front of the scene, provokes myriad images: Twelfth Night, Robin Hood, wood nymphs, fairies, secret tree houses, Mediaeval warfare, hunter-gatherers, midsunimer parties, serial killers, forbidden lovers, boy scouts.
The association between a couple of respectable academics who share Marxists ideas but contradictorily live in luxury, and some shady groups of left-wing extremists is highly ironical and reveals that these two characters lack consistence in two matters.
Britney does not return our gaze and MacLaine is silenced, whereas the hooker's sexual orifices are prudishly covered by a green circle that contradictorily seems to say, "Go ahead.
In other words, the Syrian regime is borrowing a weak and contradictory lexicon to apply it even more weakly and contradictorily, especially since it is not the regime that was attacked on September 11, but a regime that for years sponsored the Latin American Carlos the Jackal, the Syrian-Palestinian Ahmed Jibril, and a large number of nameless Lebanese, as well as helping terrorists, including many takfiris and jihadists, cross into the heart of Iraq.