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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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