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Related to contradictorily: contradictoriness
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.
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|Adv.||1.||contradictorily - in a contradictory manner; "he argued contradictorily"|