HyperDic: contradictory

English > 5 senses of the word contradictory:
ADJECTIVEallcontradictoryof words or propositions so related that both cannot be true and both cannot be false
allcontradictory, confoundingthat confounds or contradicts or confuses / confuses / confuses
allcontradictory, at odds, conflicting, self-contradictoryin disagreement
allcontradictory, mutually exclusiveunable to be both true at the same time
NOUNrelationcontradictorytwo propositions are contradictories if both cannot be true (or both cannot be false) at the same time
contradictory > pronunciation
Soundskaa.ntrahdih'kteriy
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > contradictory: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf words or propositions so related that both cannot be true and both cannot be false.
Example"'perfect' and 'imperfect' are contradictory terms"
BroaderantonymousOf words
Spanishcontradictorio
Nounscontradictorinessthe relation that exists when opposites cannot coexist
Verbscontradictdeny the truth of
contradictbe in contradiction with
English > contradictory: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningThat confounds or contradicts or confuses / confuses / confuses.
Synonymconfounding
Broaderunsupportivenot furnishing support or assistance
Spanishcontradictorio, desconcertante
Catalancontradictori
Adverbscontradictorilyin a contradictory manner
Verbscontradictbe in contradiction with
English > contradictory: 5 senses > adjective 3
MeaningIn disagreement.
Example "contradictory attributes of unjust justice and loving vindictiveness"- John Morley
Synonymsat odds, conflicting, self-contradictory
BroaderinconsistentDisplaying a lack of consistency
Spanishconflictivo, contradictorio
Catalanconflictiu, contradictori
Nounscontradictorinessthe relation that exists when opposites cannot coexist
Verbscontradictbe in contradiction with
English > contradictory: 5 senses > adjective 4
MeaningUnable to be both true at the same time.
Synonymmutually exclusive
Broaderincompatiblenot compatible
Spanishcontradictorio
Catalancontradictori
Nounscontradictorinessthe relation that exists when opposites cannot coexist
Verbscontradictdeny the truth of
contradictbe in contradiction with
English > contradictory: 5 senses > noun 1, relation
MeaningTwo propositions are contradictories if both cannot be true (or both cannot be false) at the same time.
Broaderlogical relationA relation between propositions

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