contradictorily


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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.
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Adv.1.contradictorily - in a contradictory manner; "he argued contradictorily"
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You have, indeed, flattered me very strongly by representing me as constantly thinking of and for other people, whereas the rest think of themselves alone, but on the other hand you have contradictorily called me "unsocial," which is certainly the last adjective I should have expected to find in the neighborhood of my name.
The couple's friend Jamsheed Marker contradictorily asserted that she wore the perfume 'Joy' most of her life (it is one of the most expensive fragrances in the world).
The political leaders, who are giving the slogan of socialism, contradictorily, are encouraging mafias in all sectors.
The source went on to insist and repeat that the pair are only friends - but, contradictorily, say "Joey keeps in contact with her because she's a family friend," before adding, "They don't really speak at all."
flexibility), we are contradictorily also becoming more tribal (i.e.
The British actress gives an impassioned portrayal alongside her on-screen husband Armie Hammer, whom the script is contradictorily overkeen to crowbar in at every opportunity, leaving us to think RBG deserves better.
The Brit actress gives an impassioned portrayal alongside screen husband Armie Hammer, whom the script is contradictorily overkeen to crowbar in at every opportunity, leaving us to think RBG deserves better.
Thurman, somewhat contradictorily though, thinks there cannot be a No.
an inventory of fixtures and an inventory of the material and movable equipments of the city will be prepared contradictorily between the parts.
The first poem in the section is the evocatively and contradictorily titled, "After No Language".
She contradictorily describes herself as a councilperson of the Chinese Nationalist Party in Australia.
Despite that article's focus on India, Barrett appears, somewhat contradictorily at times, to argue that this particular effect was strongest in the USA.