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synonyms for contrariety

  • antithesis
  • contradiction
  • contradistinction
  • contrariness
  • contrast
  • oppositeness
  • polarity
  • contraposition

antonyms for contrariety

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  • agreement
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How to use contrariety in a sentence

Concerning the disease, there was great contrariety of opinion among medical men.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
But it isn't particularly reasonable to talk of the contrariety of fate if they both get hit.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
The same contrariety in his members seemed to exist throughout the whole man.
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
And yet the extensive contrariety between the old and the new is admitted.
STUDIES ON HOMER AND THE HOMERIC AGE, VOL. 1 OF 3W. E. GLADSTONE
With that unerring instinct of contrariety that never seemed to forsake him, Borrow proceeded to learn, not law but Welsh.
THE LIFE OF GEORGE BORROWHERBERT JENKINS
This contrariety of humours betwixt my father and my uncle, was the source of many a fraternal squabble.
THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENTLEMANLAURENCE STERNE
To speak backwards, write backwards, read backwards, is but the a b c of their contrariety.
THE SOUL OF THE FAR EASTPERCIVAL LOWELL
Is it to be presumed that even Socrates chose Xantippe for her remarkable contrariety to himself?
THE SOUL OF THE FAR EASTPERCIVAL LOWELL
The cause was attributed to contrarietie of winds; but the contrariety of wils was the truest impediment.
THE LIVES OF THE III NORMANS, KINGS OF ENGLAND: WILLIAM THE FIRST, WILLIAM THE SECOND, HENRIE THE FIRSTJOHN HAYWARD
The apparent contrariety of their qualities and structure perhaps led to this.
SYBILBENJAMIN DISRAELI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTRARIETY

  • animosity
  • animus
  • antipathy
  • antithesis
  • clashing
  • competition
  • conflict
  • contention
  • contradistinction
  • contrariety
  • difference
  • disagreement
  • discord
  • dissension
  • enmity
  • friction
  • hatred
  • hostility
  • incongruity
  • opposition
  • oppugnancy
  • rancor
  • resistance
  • rivalry
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