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con·tra·dic·to·ry

 (kŏn′trə-dĭk′tə-rē)
adj.
1. Involving, of the nature of, or being a contradiction: contradictory reports about the vaccine's effectiveness. See Synonyms at opposite.
2. Given to contradicting: The contradictory council members often ended up squabbling.
n. pl. con·tra·dic·to·ries Logic
Either of two propositions related in such a way that it is impossible for both to be true or both to be false.

con′tra·dic′to·ri·ly adv.
con′tra·dic′to·ri·ness n.

contradictory

(ˌkɒntrəˈdɪktərɪ)
adj
1. inconsistent; incompatible
2. given to argument and contention: a contradictory person.
3. (Logic) logic (of a pair of statements) unable both to be true or both to be false under the same circumstances. Compare contrary5, subcontrary1
n, pl -ries
(Logic) logic a statement that cannot be true when a given statement is true, or false when it is false
ˌcontraˈdictorily adv
ˌcontraˈdictoriness n

con•tra•dic•to•ry

(ˌkɒn trəˈdɪk tə ri)

adj., n., pl. -ries. adj.
1. involving contradiction; inconsistent: contradictory statements.
2. tending or inclined to contradict.
n.
3. Logic. a proposition so related to a second that it is impossible for both to be true or both to be false.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin]
con`tra•dic′to•ri•ly, adv.
con`tra•dic′to•ri•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.contradictory - two propositions are contradictories if both cannot be true (or both cannot be false) at the same timecontradictory - two propositions are contradictories if both cannot be true (or both cannot be false) at the same time
logical relation - a relation between propositions
Adj.1.contradictory - of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true and both cannot be false; "`perfect' and `imperfect' are contradictory terms"
antonymous - of words: having opposite meanings
2.contradictory - that confounds or contradicts or confuses
unsupportive - not furnishing support or assistance
3.contradictory - in disagreementcontradictory - in disagreement; "the figures are at odds with our findings"; "contradictory attributes of unjust justice and loving vindictiveness"- John Morley
inconsistent - displaying a lack of consistency; "inconsistent statements cannot both be true at the same time"; "inconsistent with the roadmap"
4.contradictory - unable to be both true at the same time
incompatible - not compatible; "incompatible personalities"; "incompatible colors"

contradictory

adjective inconsistent, conflicting, opposed, opposite, contrary, incompatible, paradoxical, irreconcilable, antithetical, discrepant He seems to be capable of holding a number of apparently contradictory attitudes.

contradictory

adjectivenoun
Logic. That which is diametrically opposed to another:
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contradictory

[ˌkɒntrəˈdɪktərɪ] ADJcontradictorio

contradictory

[ˌkɒntrəˈdɪktəri] adjcontradictoire

contradictory

adj personwidersprüchlich; statements also(sich) widersprechend; to be contradictory to somethingeiner Sache (dat)widersprechen, zu etw im Widerspruch stehen; it is contradictory to claim that …es ist ein Widerspruch, zu behaupten; he was in a contradictory mooder war voller Widerspruchsgeist

contradictory

[ˌkɒntrəˈdɪktrɪ] adjcontraddittorio/a
to be contradictory to → contraddire

contradict

(kontrəˈdikt) verb
to say the opposite of; to argue or disagree with. It's unwise to contradict your boss.
ˌcontraˈdiction (-ʃən) noun
ˌcontraˈdictory adjective
References in classic literature ?
saith Tacitus) to will contradictories, Sunt plerumque regum voluntates vehementes, et inter se contrariae.
This is the reason why two beliefs which are each other's contradictories have the same objective.