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Synonyms for contradictoryˌkɒn trəˈdɪk tə ri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contradictory(adj)

    two propositions are contradictories if both cannot be true (or both cannot be false) at the same time

    Antonyms:
    consistent, synonymous, supportive, compatible

  2. contradictory(adj)

    of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true and both cannot be false

    Synonyms:
    mutually exclusive, conflicting, at odds(p), confounding, self-contradictory

    Antonyms:
    synonymous, compatible, consistent, supportive

  3. confounding, contradictory(adj)

    that confounds or contradicts or confuses

    Synonyms:
    mutually exclusive, conflicting, contradictory, at odds(p), confounding, self-contradictory

    Antonyms:
    supportive, compatible, synonymous, consistent

  4. at odds(p), conflicting, contradictory, self-contradictory(adj)

    in disagreement

    Antonyms:
    compatible, synonymous, consistent, supportive

  5. contradictory, mutually exclusive(adj)

    unable to be both true at the same time

    Synonyms:
    mutually exclusive, conflicting, contradictory, at odds(p), confounding, self-contradictory

    Antonyms:
    compatible, consistent, supportive, synonymous

Wiktionary

  1. contradictory(noun)

    Synonyms:
    opposite, incompatible

  2. contradictory(adjective)

    That contradicts something, such as an argument.

    Synonyms:
    incompatible, opposite

  3. contradictory(adjective)

    That is itself a contradiction.

    Synonyms:
    opposite, incompatible

  4. contradictory(adjective)

    That is diametrically opposed to something.

    Synonyms:
    incompatible, opposite

  5. contradictory(adjective)

    Mutually exclusive.

    Synonyms:
    incompatible, opposite

  6. contradictory(adjective)

    Tending to contradict or oppose, contrarious

    Synonyms:
    opposite, incompatible

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. contradictory(a)

    Foreign refers to difference of birth, alien to difference of allegiance. In their figurative use, that is foreign which is remote, unlike, or unconnected; that is alien which is conflicting, hostile, or opposed. Impertinent and irrelevant matters can not claim consideration in a certain connection; inappropriate matters could not properly be considered. Compare ALIEN, n.; CONTRAST, v.

    Synonyms:
    alien, alien, conflicting, contrary, contrasted, distant, foreign, hostile, impertinent, inappropriate, irrelevant, opposed, remote, strange, unconnected, unlike

    Antonyms:
    akin, appropriate, apropos, essential, germane, pertinent, proper, relevant

    Preposition:
    Such a purpose was alien to (or from) my thought: to preferable.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contradictory(a.)

    Synonyms:
    opposite, contrary, inconsistent, repugnant


Translations for contradictory

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • супярэчлі́выBelarusian
  • противоре́чащ, противоречив, противополо́женBulgarian
  • contradictoriCatalan, Valencian
  • neslučitelný, protikladný, protiřečící, protichůdný, odporujícíCzech
  • αντιφατικόςGreek
  • contradictorioSpanish
  • vastakkainen, ristiriitainenFinnish
  • contradictoireFrench
  • bréagnaitheachIrish
  • contraditorioGalician
  • հակասականArmenian
  • contrādictōriusLatin
  • проти́вречен, контрадикција, спро́тивен, противречие, противреченMacedonian
  • tegenstrijdig, tegendraads, tegenstrijdigheid, contradictorisch, tegengesteld, onverenigbaarDutch
  • motsigendeNorwegian
  • contradictòriOccitan
  • ныхмæлæууæгOssetian, Ossetic
  • contraditórioPortuguese
  • contrazicere, contrar, contradicție, contradictoriuRomanian
  • противоре́чащий, несовмести́мый, противоречи́вый, противополо́жныйRussian
  • motstridig, motsattSwedish
  • суперечли́вийUkrainian

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