Origin of contradiction
Related Words for contradictionsdisagreement, discrepancy, conflict, difference, inconsistency, dispute, denial, opposite, incongruity, contravention, dissension, opposition, defiance, negation, confutation, bucking
Examples from the Web for contradictions
Contemporary Examples of contradictions
Spall says that, faced with the contradictions in the research, they created an amalgam of them.Why Can’t Movies Capture Genius?
December 14, 2014
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
October 20, 2014
And then, in the aftermath of the stolen elections that year, the contradictions suddenly turned very ugly indeed.How Jon Stewart Discovered Naked Iran
September 7, 2014
A giant, over-the-top mess of contradictions and giddiness and mistakes and something weirdly pure and divine.How to Stomach a Hot Dog Eating Contest
July 5, 2014
“The Bible has contradictions,” he says to me, the voice sandpapered raw by the disease.The Stacks: The True Greatness of Muhammad Ali
February 23, 2014
Historical Examples of contradictions
And is not that a common type of us all—as if Passion delighted in contradictions?Night and Morning, Complete
That suddenly explained all the contradictions in his behavior.
I can not, to save my soul and yours, reconcile these contradictions.The Book of Khalid
Are there no contradictions, no gaps in the sequence of ideas?Introduction to the Study of History
Charles V. Langlois
Indeed a number of obscurities and contradictions is to be ascribed to this circumstance.Histology of the Blood
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).