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- Opposed, such as personality or function: contrary opinions;…
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- "Nothing can be more contrary to…"
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- Opposed, such as personality or function: contrary opinions; acts that are as opposed to our rule of ethics.
- Opposite in direction or place: Our watercraft took a program despite theirs. See Synonyms at contrary.
- Music transferring the alternative direction at a fixed interval: playing machines in contrary movement.
- Adverse; unfavorable: a contrary wind.
- directed at recalcitrant behavior; willful or perverse.
- opposed in general
- highly dissimilar
- Opposite; in an opposite direction; in opposition; adverse.
- Opposed; contradictory; repugnant; inconsistent.
- provided to opposition; perverse; ahead; wayward.
- Affirming the contrary; so opposed as to destroy both.
- extremely opposed in general or personality or purpose
- resistant to assistance or discipline
- in an opposing path
- of terms or propositions so related that both can not be true but both might be false
- a thing that is opposite or contrary.
- Either of two opposing or contrary things: "the fact is perhaps . . . a dynamic mixture of opposites, savage contraries for a second conjoined” ( A. Bartlett Giamatti).
- Logic A proposition related to another in such a way that when the latter holds true, the previous needs to be false, if the latter is untrue, the previous just isn't always true.
- the contrary.
- certainly one of a set of propositions that cannot both be simultaneously true.
- something is of contrary or other attributes.
- An opponent; an enemy.
- the contrary; a proposition, reality, or problem incompatible with another. See Converse, n., 1.
- view Contraries.
- certainly one of a set of items put at opposite things or present in opposing instructions; an opposite.
- certainly one of a set of characters, propositions, statements, or terms, probably the most different possible within the same general sphere or class. See I., 3.
- A contradiction; a denial.
- An adversary.
- a logical relation such that two propositions are contraries if both cannot be true but both can be false
- precise resistance
- a relation of direct resistance
- In an opposite way or way; countertop: The judge ruled as opposed to all precedent in the case.
- by contraries Obsolete towards what's anticipated.
- to the contrary versus just what is claimed or something anticipated: I'm not ill; to the contrary, i am into the top of wellness.
- into contrary toward reverse result from what is claimed or something anticipated: Despite what you tell the contary, this contract is fair.
- To impugn.
- To contradict (somebody or something).
- to accomplish the contrary of (someone or something like that).
- to behave inconsistently or perversely; to do something in opposition to.
- To argue; to debate; to uphold an opposite opinion.
- is self-contradictory; to be corrected.
- To contradict or oppose; to thwart.
- contrary; compared; at the contrary point or perhaps in an opposite direction.
- In botany, at right angles to: because, a silique compressed contrary to the dissepiment (which, in a direction at right angles to it, in difference from a parallel direction).
- severely unlike; the essential unlike of any such thing within the exact same class: thus, hot and cold, up-and-down, sage and trick, paradise and hell, are contrary terms.
- Adverse; hostile; opposing; antagonistic; opposite; conflicting.
- Given to contradiction; acting in resistance; captious; perverse; intractable; unaccommodating.
- Wilful, Untoward, etc. See wayward.
- In a contrary way; with a contrary result.
- In heraldry, oppositely; contrariwise: said of two bearings each of that will be in some sense the opposite associated with the other.
- To oppose; contradict.