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Synonyms of contradiction

Noun


1. contradiction, opposition, oppositeness

usage: opposition between two conflicting forces or ideas

2. contradiction, contradiction in terms, falsehood, falsity, untruth

usage: (logic) a statement that is necessarily false; "the statement `he is brave and he is not brave' is a contradiction"

3. contradiction, negation

usage: the speech act of contradicting someone; "he spoke as if he thought his claims were immune to contradiction"

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