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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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Zarif also stressed that despite "contradictory" statements made by the US officials, Iran has always been a "responsible and peace seeking" nation.
Garcia said that she would have wanted to ask Lacanilao to explain the contradictory statements, but the panel was informed that the lawyer has already left the hall of the Congress.
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Moreover, such statements represent a flagrant interference in the internal affairs of the Kingdom which is contradictory to the principles of mutual respect, good neighboring.
John Buridan's diagnosis of the fallacy in the traditional derivation of paradox from the Liar sentence is fairly well known: that the Liar sentence virtually implies its own truth, as does every sentence, and so is implicitly contradictory and hence (simply) false.
Turning to the issue pertaining to the presence of Al-Qaeda members in Orsal/Baalbeck, Harb said the view in this concern was contradictory among concernmed ministers, since the Defense Minister Fayez Ghosn affirmed Al-Qaeda's presence and the Interior and Municipalities Minister Marwan Charbel denied it.
Nadella (religion, Adrian College, Michigan) argues that multiple and disparate voices inhabiting the narrative world of the gospel offer divergent and occasionally contradictory perspectives on such prominent themes as wealth and poverty, the role of women, eschatology, the importance of doing vis-a-vis hearing, and the identity of Jesus.