Contraries Synonyms & Definitions

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• ContrariesDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (pl. ) of Contrary
  2. (n.) Propositions which directly and destructively contradict each other, but of which the falsehood of one does not establish the truth of the other.

• ContraryDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) See Contraries.
  2. (a.) Opposed; contradictory; repugnant; inconsistent.
  3. (n.) the opposite; a proposition, fact, or condition incompatible with another; as, slender proofs which rather show the contrary. See Converse, n., 1.
  4. (a.) Opposite; in an opposite direction; in opposition; adverse; as, contrary winds.
  5. (a.) Affirming the opposite; so opposed as to destroy each other; as, contrary propositions.
  6. (a.) Given to opposition; perverse; forward; wayward; as, a contrary disposition; a contrary child.
  7. (n.) A thing that is of contrary or opposite qualities.
  8. (n.) An opponent; an enemy.