Antonyms

1. contradictory

adjective. ['ˌkɑːntrəˈdɪktɝi'] of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true and both cannot be false.

Antonyms

  • harmonious

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Rhymes with Contradictory

  • valedictory
  • victory

Sentences with contradictory


1. Adjective
Writing a script for a talk show is a somewhat contradictory notion.

2. Noun, singular or mass
It may sound contradictory, but dehydration can cause you to retain water.

Quotes about contradictory


1. I believe that an art exhibition can be engaging, fun and deeply intellectually satisfying and serious. These are not contradictory concepts in art.
- Jeffrey Deitch

2. Religion is a complex and often contradictory force in our world. It fosters hope and comfort but also doubt and guilt. It creates both community and exclusion. It brings societies together around shared belief and tears them apart through war. However, what unites the faithful, whatever their religion, is the unshakeable force of generosity.
- Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen

3. You're only a man! You've not our gifts! I can tell you! Why, a woman can think of a hundred different things at once, all them contradictory!
- Georgette Heyer, Powder And Patch

2. self-contradictory

adjective. seemingly contradictory but nonetheless possibly true.

Synonyms

  • paradoxical
  • incomprehensible

Antonyms

  • compatible
  • supportive
  • synonymous

3. self-contradictory

adjective. in disagreement.

Synonyms

  • conflicting
  • contradictory
  • at odds

Antonyms

  • invariable
  • reconcilable
  • congruous
  • unopposed

4. contradictory

noun. ['ˌkɑːntrəˈdɪktɝi'] two propositions are contradictories if both cannot be true (or both cannot be false) at the same time.

Antonyms

  • friendly

5. contradictory

adjective. ['ˌkɑːntrəˈdɪktɝi'] unable to be both true at the same time.

Synonyms

  • incompatible

Antonyms

  • invariable
  • reconcilable

6. contradictory

adjective. ['ˌkɑːntrəˈdɪktɝi'] in disagreement.

Synonyms

  • conflicting
  • self-contradictory
  • at odds

Antonyms

  • congruous
  • unopposed
  • explicable
  • congenial

7. contradictory

adjective. ['ˌkɑːntrəˈdɪktɝi'] that confounds or contradicts or confuses.

Synonyms

  • confounding

Antonyms

  • matched
  • same
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