Origin of contradiction
Examples from the Web for contradictions
Spall says that, faced with the contradictions in the research, they created an amalgam of them.
The contradictions and outlandish claims are never challenged, because drug education in China is virtually nonexistent.Chinese Getting Hooked on the Middle East's Favorite Drug|Brendon Hong|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And then, in the aftermath of the stolen elections that year, the contradictions suddenly turned very ugly indeed.
A giant, over-the-top mess of contradictions and giddiness and mistakes and something weirdly pure and divine.
“The Bible has contradictions,” he says to me, the voice sandpapered raw by the disease.
There is always some reason for the contradictions we find in the actions of mankind.
Scarcely less striking are the contradictions in the monuments themselves.The History of Antiquity, Vol. I (of VI)|Max Duncker
Opposition and contradictions from the royal officials on his staff added to his burdens.The Building of Castello de San Marcos|Albert C. Manucy
Religion, when thoroughly consistent, is the triumphant reconciliation of all contradictions.
We meet with like contradictions concerning the origin of evil.What is Property?|P. J. Proudhon
British Dictionary definitions for contradictions
Word Origin and History for contradictions
late 14c., from Old French contradiction or directly from Latin contradictionem (nominative contradictio) "a reply, objection, counterargument," noun of action from past participle stem of contradicere, in classical Latin contra dicere "to speak against," from contra "against" (see contra) + dicere "to speak" (see diction).