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synonyms for contraries

  • antithesis
  • renunciation
  • repudiation
  • antonym
  • blank
  • cancellation
  • contrary
  • converse
  • disavowal
  • disclaimer
  • inverse
  • neutralization
  • no
  • nonexistence
  • nothingness
  • nullification
  • nullity
  • opposite
  • opposition
  • proscription
  • refusal
  • rejection
  • reverse
  • vacuity
  • veto
  • void
  • forget it
  • gainsaying
  • negatory
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antonyms for contraries

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  • OK
  • allowance
  • approval
  • permission
  • ratification
  • same
  • sanction
  • similarity
  • agreement
  • same
  • similarity
  • likeness
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      How to use contraries in a sentence

      Shall the affections which consist in the forms and powers, and their contraries, the privations, be called qualities?
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      Consequently, objects which have something in common in the respect of colors could not be contraries.
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      At present attention may be called only to one remarkable trait, namely: the interpretation of dreams by contraries.
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      Waterloo, by the way, is the strangest encounter recorded in history; Napoleon and Wellington are not enemies, but contraries.
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      Motion and Rest are contraries; yet we say that each and both are Realities or Entia.
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      Every thing in the universe has its opposite; and opposites, in regard to each other, are not relatives, but contraries.
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      The action of multiplicity, and of its creators, the "contraries," engenders still other causes of suffering.
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      Sub-contraries can never be both false, but both may be true.
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      Of the Contraries: If one is true the other must be false; but, both may be false.
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      For caution seems to be in a manner contrary to confidence, and contraries are in no way consistent.
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