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Contradiction synonyms
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Difference of opinion; disagreement.
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  1. Difference of opinion; disagreement.
  2. A difference of opinion; disagreement or, esp., discord as expressed in intense quarreling or wrangling, as within a group [dissension among party members]: often in dissension in the ranks, dissatisfaction with those in authority
A quarrel
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  1. A quarrel
  2. A disputing; argument; debate
  3. A verbal controversy; a debate.
A challenge
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  1. A challenge
  2. The feeling, or spirit of being defiant.
  3. The act or an example of defying; bold resistance to an opposing force or authority.
The condition, quality, or fact of being incongruous
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  1. The condition, quality, or fact of being incongruous
  2. The state or quality of being incongruous.
  3. Lack of harmony or agreement
(Logic) an incompatibility between two propositions that cannot both be true
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  1. (Logic) an incompatibility between two propositions that cannot both be true
  2. The state of being inconsistent
  3. An inconsistent act, remark, etc.
The position of the superior planet or the moon in this configuration.
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  1. The position of the superior planet or the moon in this configuration.
  2. An opposed condition; resistance, contradiction, contrast, hostility, etc.
  3. A political party or an organized group opposed to the group, party, or government in power.
The state of being opposed or hostile to another or to each other; opposition or hostility
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  1. The state of being opposed or hostile to another or to each other; opposition or hostility
  2. The condition of being an opposing principle, force, or factor:
  3. Hostility that results in active resistance, opposition, or contentiousness.
A figure of speech in which sharply contrasting ideas are juxtaposed in a balanced or parallel phrase or grammatical structure, as in
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  1. A figure of speech in which sharply contrasting ideas are juxtaposed in a balanced or parallel phrase or grammatical structure, as in
  2. Direct contrast; opposition.
  3. A contrast or opposition
Distinction by contrast
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  1. Distinction by contrast
  2. Distinction by contrast; the displaying of something, A, to show what B is not.
  3. Distinction by contrasting or opposing qualities.
A placing opposite or over against; antithesis; contrast
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  1. A placing opposite or over against; antithesis; contrast
  2. (Logic) The statement of the form "if not Q then not P", given the statement "if P then Q".
  3. An opposite position; antithesis.
Something that is contrary.
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  1. Something that is contrary.
  2. Anything that is contrary; inconsistency or discrepancy
  3. The quality or condition of being contrary.
The state of being contrary
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The position of the superior planet or the moon in this configuration.
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  1. The position of the superior planet or the moon in this configuration.
  2. An opposed condition; resistance, contradiction, contrast, hostility, etc.
  3. A political party or an organized group opposed to the group, party, or government in power.
Intrinsic polar separation, alignment, or orientation, especially of a physical property:
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  1. Intrinsic polar separation, alignment, or orientation, especially of a physical property:
  2. The condition of having poles or being aligned with or directed toward poles, especially magnetic or electric poles.
  3. The condition of being positive or negative with respect to some reference point or object, as electricity
(--- Psychology) An unconscious defense mechanism characterized by refusal to acknowledge painful realities, thoughts, or feelings.
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  1. (--- Psychology) An unconscious defense mechanism characterized by refusal to acknowledge painful realities, thoughts, or feelings.
  2. (Dated, psychology) A defense mechanism involving a refusal to accept the truth of a phenomenon or prospect.
  3. A refusal to believe or accept (a doctrine, etc.)
(Law) The act of disaffirming; denial.
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  1. (Law) The act of disaffirming; denial.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Repudiation of self or other.
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  1. Repudiation of self or other.
  2. The act of denial; a declaration that something is not true.
A clause in a contract or other writing, stating that the producer or seller of product, device, or process makes no promises about its quality or performance and will not be responsible for harm resulting therefrom. A clause in a contract or other writing, stating that the producer or seller of product, device, or process makes no promises about its quality or performance and will not be responsible for harm resulting therefrom.
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  1. A clause in a contract or other writing, stating that the producer or seller of product, device, or process makes no promises about its quality or performance and will not be responsible for harm resulting therefrom. A clause in a contract or other writing, stating that the producer or seller of product, device, or process makes no promises about its quality or performance and will not be responsible for harm resulting therefrom.
  2. A refusal to accept responsibility; disavowal
  3. A repudiation or denial of responsibility or connection.
(Logic) The logical operation which obtains such (negated) propositions.
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  1. (Logic) The logical operation which obtains such (negated) propositions.
  2. The opposite or absence of something regarded as actual, positive, or affirmative.
  3. (Countable) A denial or contradiction.
(Sports) a blocked shot
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  1. (Sports) a blocked shot
  2. The state of being rejected.
  3. The act of rejecting.
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  1. The act of traversing; a crossing
  2. The product or result of traversing
Find another word for contradiction. In this page you can discover 27 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for contradiction, like: dissension, dispute, defiance, incongruity, inconsistency, opposition, disagreement, difference, inconsistency, opposite and antagonism.