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    contradictory - Dictionary definition and meaning for word contradictory

    (noun) two propositions are contradictories if both cannot be true (or both cannot be false) at the same time Definition
    (adj) of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true and both cannot be false
    Example Sentence
    • `perfect' and `imperfect' are contradictory terms
    (adj) that confounds or contradicts or confuses
    Synonyms : confounding
    (adj) in disagreement
    Example Sentence
    • the figures are at odds with our findings
    • contradictory attributes of unjust justice and loving vindictiveness
    (adj) unable to be both true at the same time
    Synonyms : mutually exclusive
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