Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
contradictory /,kɔntrə'diktəri/
  • tính từ
    • mâu thuẫn, trái ngược
      • contradictory statements: những lời tuyên bố mâu thuẫn
    • hay cãi lại, hay lý sự cùn
    • danh từ
      • lời nói trái lại
      • lời cãi lại
    Concise Dictionary
    ‚kɑntrə'dɪhtərɪ /'kɒn-
    +two propositions are contradictories if both cannot be true (or both cannot be false) at the same time
    +of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true and both cannot be false
    +that confounds or contradicts or confuses
    +in disagreement
    +unable to be both true at the same time

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    inconsistent, paradoxical, incongruous, conflicting, incompatible, discrepant; ambiguous, ambivalent:
    The witnesses' descriptions of the robbers are contradictory.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + adjective
    containing or showing a contradiction: We are faced with two apparently contradictory statements. + The advice I received was often contradictory.
    Collocation Dictionary


    appear, be, seem, sound


    completely, directly, totally
    The evidence is completely contradictory.
    | quite, rather, somewhat | apparently, seemingly
    two apparently contradictory opinions
    | internally
    The argument is internally contradictory (= contradicts itself).
    | mutually
    The evidence demonstrates how easily people can hold mutually contradictory beliefs.


    He did something contradictory to his orders.

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