contradictive

[kon-truh-dik-tiv]

adjective

tending or inclined to contradict; involving contradiction; contradictory.

Nearby words

  1. contradance,
  2. contradict,
  3. contradiction,
  4. contradiction in terms,
  5. contradictious,
  6. contradictory,
  7. contradistinction,
  8. contradistinguish,
  9. contrafactual,
  10. contrafissura

Origin of contradictive

First recorded in 1620–30; contradict + -ive

Related formscon·tra·dic·tive·ly, adverbcon·tra·dic·tive·ness, nounun·con·tra·dic·tive, adjective

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