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Synonyms for contradiction
ˌkɒn trəˈdɪk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contradiction(noun)

    opposition between two conflicting forces or ideas

    Synonyms:
    contradiction in terms

  2. contradiction, contradiction in terms(noun)

    (logic) a statement that is necessarily false

    "the statement `he is brave and he is not brave' is a contradiction"

    Synonyms:
    contradiction in terms

  3. contradiction(noun)

    the speech act of contradicting someone

    "he spoke as if he thought his claims were immune to contradiction"

    Synonyms:
    contradiction in terms

Wiktionary

  1. contradiction(noun)

    A proposition that is false for all values of its variables.

    Synonyms:
    \u21D2\u21D0, \u203B, \u21AF, \u22A5, \u21AE

    Antonyms:
    tautology

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. contradiction

    Synonyms:
    absurdity, demonstration, nonsense, paradox, sophism

    Antonyms:
    axiom, truism

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. contradiction

    Synonyms:
    repugnance, contrariety, inconsistency, incompatibility

    Antonyms:
    harmony, coincidence, concurrence, affirmation, proof, statement

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contradiction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    gainsaying, denial

  2. contradiction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    opposition, contrariety, incongruity, antagonism, clashing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. contradiction(n)

    Synonyms:
    gainsaying, opposition, contrariety, antagonism, paradox, inconsistency

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How to use contradiction in a sentence?

  1. Chuck Grassley:

    So too does the Committee’s interest in learning the FBI agents ’ actual assessments of their interview of Lt. Gen. Flynn, particularly given the apparent contradiction between what then-Directory Comey told us in March 2017 and what he now claims.

  2. Marianne Baker:

    In all my years working for Senator Joe Biden, I never once witnessed, or heard of, or received, any reports of inappropriate conduct, period -- not from Ms. Tara Reade, not from anyone. I have absolutely no knowledge or memory of Ms. Reade's accounting of events, which would have left a searing impression on me as a woman professional, and as a manager, these clearly false allegations are in complete contradiction to both the inner workings of our Senate office and to the man I know and worked so closely with for almost two decades.

  3. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

    I can tell you without fear of contradiction there will be no government shutdown.

  4. Corinne Lepage:

    What I quickly found embarrassing is the contradiction between the bottom-up approach that was promised and sold to the French, and the reality, it's democratic centralism, the Soviet way. Completely vertical. And also very masculine.

  5. Niall MacDermot:

    'State intelligence,' like 'military intelligence' and 'woman friend,' is a contradiction in terms.

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