Nouns (1)
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contradictory
n. two propositions are contradictories if both cannot be true (or both cannot be false) at the same time
Verbs (0)
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Adverbs (0)
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Adjectives (9)
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mutually exclusive, contradictory
adj. unable to be both true at the same time
self-contradictory, at odds, contradictory, conflicting
adj. in disagreement; "the figures are at odds with our findings"; "contradictory attributes of unjust justice and loving vindictiveness"- John Morley
contradictory, confounding
adj. that confounds or contradicts or confuses
contradictory
adj. of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true and both cannot be false; "`perfect' and `imperfect' are contradictory terms"
Fuzzynyms (19)
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dissenting, dissentient, dissident
adj. disagreeing, especially with a majority
self-contradictory, paradoxical
adj. seemingly contradictory but nonetheless possibly true; "it is paradoxical that standing is more tiring than walking"
inharmonic, dissonant, disharmonious, discordant
adj. lacking in harmony
dissonant, unresolved
adj. characterized by musical dissonance; harmonically unresolved
ill
adj. indicating hostility or enmity; "you certainly did me an ill turn"; "ill feelings"; "ill will"
counter, antagonistic
adj. indicating opposition or resistance
different
adj. unlike in nature or quality or form or degree; "took different approaches to the problem"; "came to a different conclusion"; "different parts of the country"; "on different sides of the issue"; "this meeting was different from the earlier one"
contrary
adj. very opposed in nature or character or purpose; "acts contrary to our code of ethics"; "the facts point to a contrary conclusion"
divers, diverse
adj. many and different; "tourist offices of divers nationalities"; "a person of diverse talents"
dissimilar
adj. not similar; "a group of very dissimilar people"; "a pump not dissimilar to those once found on every farm"; "their understanding of the world is not so dissimilar from our own"; "took different (or dissimilar) approaches to the problem"
Synonyms (16)
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conflicting
adj. on bad terms; "they were usually at odds over politics"; "conflicting opinions"
uncongenial
adj. used of plant stock or scions; incapable of being grafted
incompatible, discrepant
adj. not compatible with other facts
scratchy, uneven, spotty
adj. lacking consistency; "the golfer hit the ball well but his putting was spotty"
unconformable
adj. not correspondent; "a description unconformable to previous accounts"
unreconciled
adj. not made consistent or compatible; "two unreconciled accountings"
invalidating, disconfirming
adj. establishing as invalid or untrue
complementary
adj. of words or propositions so related that each is the negation of the other; "`male' and `female' are complementary terms"
contrary
adj. of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true but both may be false; "`hot' and `cold' are contrary terms"
contrastive, incompatible
adj. of words so related that one contrasts with the other; "`rich' and `hard-up' are contrastive terms"
converse
adj. of words so related that one reverses the relation denoted by the other; "`parental' and `filial' are converse terms"
Antonyms (6)
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consistent
adj. (sometimes followed by `with') in agreement or consistent or reliable; "testimony consistent with the known facts"; "I have decided that the course of conduct which I am following is consistent with my sense of responsibility as president in time of war"- FDR
concordant, conformable, accordant, consonant, agreeable
adj. in keeping; "salaries agreeable with current trends"; "plans conformable with your wishes"; "expressed views concordant with his background"
contradictory
Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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  • Adjectives
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Relationships
  • Fuzzynyms
    19
  • Synonyms
    16
  • Antonyms
    6

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