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Contrary (IPA: /ˈkɑntɹɛɹi/, /kənˈtɹɛɹi/)


Contrary (a.)

Opposite; in an opposite direction; in opposition; adverse; as, contrary winds.

Contrary (a.)

Opposed; contradictory; repugnant; inconsistent.

Contrary (a.)

Given to opposition; perverse; forward; wayward; as, a contrary disposition; a contrary child.

Contrary (a.)

Affirming the opposite; so opposed as to destroy each other; as, contrary propositions.

Contrary (n.)

A thing that is of contrary or opposite qualities.

Contrary (n.)

An opponent; an enemy.

Contrary (n.)

the opposite; a proposition, fact, or condition incompatible with another; as, slender proofs which rather show the contrary. See Converse, n., 1.

Contrary (n.)

See Contraries.

Contrary

The relationship between two propositions when they cannot both be true

Contrary

Character from Malibu Comics' Ultraverse

Contrary

Pokémon ability

Contrary Synonyms

Adverse, Unfavorable, Unfavourable

Contrary Synonyms

Antonymous

Contrary Synonyms

Different

Contrary Synonyms

Disobedient, Wayward, Perverse, Obstinate

Contrary Synonyms

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Contrary Synonyms

Opposite, Reverse

Spanish Translation

Contrary in Spanish is Contrario

Tagalog Translation

Contrary in Tagalog is Balintuna

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All that is contrary to love and peace is of the Fiend and of his part." - Love

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead." - Consistency

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Disgrace should be represented upside down, because all her deeds are contrary to God and tend to hell." - Leonardo da Vinci

Example Sentence (Quote)

" For the sake of general convenience, I am not sorry that the rest of the Court are of a contrary opinion." - Judges

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young." - W. Somerset Maugham


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