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Contrary 1

Definition: Opposite; in an opposite direction; in opposition; adverse; as, contrary winds.

Contrary 2

Definition: Opposed; contradictory; repugnant; inconsistent.

Contrary 3

Definition: Given to opposition; perverse; forward; wayward; as, a contrary disposition; a contrary child.

Contrary 4

Definition: Affirming the opposite; so opposed as to destroy each other; as, contrary propositions.

Contrary 5

Definition: A thing that is of contrary or opposite qualities.

Contrary 6

Definition: An opponent; an enemy.

Contrary 7

Definition: the opposite; a proposition, fact, or condition incompatible with another; as, slender proofs which rather show the contrary. See Converse, n.,

Contrary 8

Definition: See Contraries.

contrary 9

Definition: two propositions are contraries if both cannot be true but both can be false

contrary 10

Definition: exact opposition; "public opinion to the contrary he is not guilty"

contrary 11

Definition: a relation of direct opposition; "we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true"

contrary 12

Definition: in an opposing direction; "adverse currents"; "a contrary wind"

contrary 13

Definition: resistant to guidance or discipline; "Mary Mary quite contrary"; "an obstinate child with a violent temper"; "a perverse mood"; "wayward behavior"

contrary 14

Definition: very opposed in nature or character or purpose; "acts contrary to our code of ethics"; "the facts point to a contrary conclusion"

contrary 15

Definition: of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true but both may be false; "`hot'' and `cold'' are contrary terms"

 

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