English - Vietnamese Dictionary
contradictory /,kɔntrə'diktəri/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- mâu thuẫn, trái ngược
- contradictory statements: những lời tuyên bố mâu thuẫn
- hay cãi lại, hay lý sự cùn
‚kɑntrə'dɪhtərɪ /'kɒn-Thesaurus Dictionary
+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
+unable to be both true at the same time
Advanced English Dictionary
inconsistent, paradoxical, incongruous, conflicting, incompatible, discrepant; ambiguous, ambivalent:
The witnesses' descriptions of the robbers are contradictory.
+ adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
containing or showing a contradiction: We are faced with two apparently contradictory statements. + The advice I received was often contradictory.
appear, be, seem, sound
completely, directly, totally
The evidence is completely contradictory.
| quite, rather, somewhat | apparently, seemingly
two apparently contradictory opinions
The argument is internally contradictory (= contradicts itself).
The evidence demonstrates how easily people can hold mutually contradictory beliefs.
He did something contradictory to his orders.
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