contradictory definition

  • adjective:
    • Involving, regarding the nature of, or being a contradiction. See Synonyms at opposing.
    • directed at contradicting.
    • That contradicts anything, like an argument.
    • That is itself a contradiction.
    • which diametrically against one thing.
    • Mutually exclusive.
    • Tending to oppose or oppose, contrarious
    • Affirming the contrary; implying a denial of just what was asserted; also, mutually contradicting; inconsistent.
    • Opposing or compared; repugnant.
    • in disagreement
    • that confounds or contradicts or confuses
    • not able to be both true in addition
    • of terms or propositions so relevant that both may not be real and both can't be untrue
  • noun:
    • Logic Either of two propositions associated so that it is impossible for both to be real or both becoming false.
    • any one of a couple of propositions, that can't both be true or both be false.
    • A proposition or thing which denies or opposes another; contrariety.
    • propositions with the same terms, but in opposition to one another both in quality and quantity.
    • pl. contradictories (-riz). A proposition of moobs inconsistent together, or every one of which precisely denies or falsifies others.
    • two propositions are contradictories if both cannot be true (or both can't be false) at precisely the same time
  • others:
    • Denying that some thing stated or approved is totally real; diametrically compared.
    • Inconsistent; logically antagonistic; not capable of becoming true together (though both are untrue).
    • Synonyms Contrary, contradictory, etc. See contrary.

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