Synonyms for contrary
ˈkɒn trɛr i; for 5 also kənˈtrɛər icon·tra·ry
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Foreign refers to difference of birth, alien to difference of allegiance. In their figurative use, that is foreign which is remote, unlike, or unconnected; that is alien which is conflicting, hostile, or opposed. Impertinent and irrelevant matters can not claim consideration in a certain connection; inappropriate matters could not properly be considered. Compare ALIEN, n.; CONTRAST, v.
Such a purpose was alien to (or from) my thought: to preferable.
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reverse, contrary, oppositenoun
a relation of direct opposition
"we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true"
"public opinion to the contrary he is not guilty"
a logical relation such that two propositions are contraries if both cannot be true but both can be false
very opposed in nature or character or purpose
"acts contrary to our code of ethics"; "the facts point to a contrary conclusion"
of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true but both may be false
"`hot' and `cold' are contrary terms"
contrary, obstinate, perverse, waywardadjective
resistant to guidance or discipline
"Mary Mary quite contrary"; "an obstinate child with a violent temper"; "a perverse mood"; "wayward behavior"
in an opposing direction
"adverse currents"; "a contrary wind"
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Before the resumption of the current crisis, what we hoped was that the camp would shut. But what we've seen, since December 2013, is actually the contrary.
I remember a pattern of conduct the press tried to conjure with Brett Kavanaugh that much of it proved to be incorrect, i'm not going to judge based on media reporting. If I have facts in front of me to the contrary, then that would be a different discussion.
I'm concerned about the fact that The President feels like The President has to give something to Russia first when there have been repeated instances of Russia being sanctioned in Ukraine, committing war crimes in Syria and conducting operations that are contrary to what we'd like to believe are freedom of operations and sovereignties of different nations.
Literature is the expression of a feeling of deprivation, a recourse against a sense of something missing. But the contrary is also true: language is what makes us human. It is a recourse against the meaningless noise and silence of nature and history.
This forecast depends on the assumption of continued economic activity without imposing any lockdowns, if the contrary happens, this growth estimate will not be achieved.
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