Definition for contradiction

noun as in variance to something

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Example Sentences

These days, his emails have homed in on the contradictions of covid-19 health orders.

Just remember, Google is also an emerging technology, and a lot of what it’s doing in the algorithm stands in contradiction to the full-on adoption of AI written content.

Pack hired two Washington firms, McGuireWoods and Caplin & Drysdale — apparently in contradiction to federal contracting regulations and guidelines, according to internal documents.

Takeuchi doesn’t see a contradiction with the county’s withholding of outbreak data, on the one hand, and the sharing of home addresses with law enforcement, on the other.

The contradiction is more apparent as, over a lifetime, one expects to shift from role to role.

This may seem like a contradiction, if “conservative” means political conservatism.

On some level, Brecht meant for Mother Courage to be an ambivalent figure—he called her “a great living contradiction.”

And an inherent contradiction within the Sunni coalition could well trigger a breakup in the longer term.

Indeed, the very idea of a same-sex marriage seemed to most people a contradiction in terms.

He laughs at the unintentional contradiction of that statement.

But all of this is in contradiction to the curses of Jahveh on the serpent, and on those to whom the serpent brought wisdom.

This established beyond contradiction, the general equality of men.

I found here a contradiction to the vulgar opinion, that hydrophobia is not known in Brazil.

On the fourth of October was put forth a vehement contradiction of the story.

Her wanting me to lend her money in contradiction to all rules established between Aunts and Nephews is a very ugly circumstance.


On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to contradiction, such as: conflict, difference, disagreement, discrepancy, dispute, and inconsistency.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.