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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Two propositions that both cannot be true (or both cannot be false) at the same time adj. - Unable to be both true at the same time; In disagreement.

Usage examples (24)
  • One might as well try to ride two horses moving in different directions, as to try to maintain in equal force two opposing or contradictory sets of desires.
  • `perfect' and `imperfect' are contradictory terms
  • The first, although contradictory, is a concern that's troubled me since childhood.
  • Typical Clinton ... speaking out of both sides of their mouth in contradictory fashion. for more
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