Thesaurus / contrariety

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She was low-spirited too, impatient with the contrariety of fate.

Lady CassandraMrs George de Horne Vaizey

Happily there is no contrariety in the construction which has been placed upon this clause in the constitution.

Atrocious JudgesJohn Campbell, Baron Campbell

You cannot know very much, Miss Williamson, of the contrariety of things.

But we repeat that the contrariety between them is not a necessary or universal one.

For then this league had no being, and a non-ens can have no contrariety.

But such as they were, it may be well supposed how eagerly she went through them, and what a contrariety of emotion they excited.

From this contrariety of opinions the disciples separated without any determination.

Thalaba the DestroyerRobert Southey

I saw His hand in it, and I felt the pain which they suffered, through the contrariety of their humors.

The Autobiography of Madame GuyonJeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon

The first question, that occurs on this head, is concerning the nature and causes of the contrariety.

Some things fell out by the contrariety of my mother-in-law that caused me severe crosses.

The Autobiography of Madame GuyonJeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon

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