Contradictory

Definition of Contradictory

Con`tra`dict´o`ry
a.1.Affirming the contrary; implying a denial of what has been asserted; also, mutually contradicting; inconsistent.
2.Opposing or opposed; repugnant.
Schemes . . . contradictory to common sense.
- Addisn.
n.1.A proposition or thing which denies or opposes another; contrariety.
It is common with princes to will contradictories.
- Bacon.
2.(Logic) propositions with the same terms, but opposed to each other both in quality and quantity.

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