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Synonyms for contradictionˌkɒn trəˈdɪk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contradiction(noun)

    opposition between two conflicting forces or ideas

    Synonyms:
    contradiction in terms

  2. contradiction, contradiction in terms(noun)

    (logic) a statement that is necessarily false

    "the statement `he is brave and he is not brave' is a contradiction"

    Synonyms:
    contradiction, contradiction in terms

  3. contradiction(noun)

    the speech act of contradicting someone

    "he spoke as if he thought his claims were immune to contradiction"

    Synonyms:
    contradiction in terms

Wiktionary

  1. contradiction(noun)

    A proposition that is false for all values of its variables.

    Synonyms:
    \u21D2\u21D0, \u203B, \u21AF, \u22A5, \u21AE

    Antonyms:
    tautology

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. contradiction

    Synonyms:
    absurdity, demonstration, nonsense, paradox, sophism

    Antonyms:
    axiom, truism

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contradiction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    gainsaying, denial

  2. contradiction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    opposition, contrariety, incongruity, antagonism, clashing


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