Containing elements which are inconsistent or in conflict
the committee rejected the policy as too vague and internally contradictory
(of two propositions) So related that one and only one must be true
A contradictory proposition
two propositions are contradictories if both cannot be true (or both cannot be false) at the same time
confounding: that confounds or contradicts or confuses
at odds(p): in disagreement; "the figures are at odds with our findings"; "contradictory attributes of unjust justice and loving vindictiveness"- John Morley
unable to be both true at the same time
(contradiction) opposition between two conflicting forces or ideas
(contradiction) (logic) a statement that is necessarily false; "the statement `he is brave and he is not brave' is a contradiction"
(contradictorily) in a contradictory manner; "he argued contradictorily"
In classical logic, a contradiction consists of a logical incompatibility between two or more propositions. It occurs when the propositions, taken together, yield two conclusions which form the logical, usually opposite inversions of each other. ...
(Contradictions (album)) Contradictions is the second album by Fort Worth hip-hop duo One Gud Cide. The album was re-released in 2001 by Down Low Records.
(Contradiction) When two statements cannot both be true due to their logical form. “Socrates was a man” and “Socrates was not a man” are two statements that can’t both be true because the logical form is “A” and “not-A.” (“A” is any proposition.)
(contradiction) One of the basic laws of logic which says that "A cannot be non-A." Any two propositions, theories, ideas, beings, substances, conditions, events, etc. are said to be contradictory when to affirm one is to deny the other, or to deny one is to affirm the other. ...
(contradiction). A term for the articulation of a practice (q.v.) into the complex whole of the social formation (q.v.). Contradictions may be antagonistic or non-antagonistic according to whether their state of overdetermination (q.v. ...
A contradiction is an equation that implies that a false sentence is true.
A contradiction occurs when a term, phrase or sentence seems, through its diction, to produce an incongruity in meaning; contradiction is often used interchangeably with paradox. ...
A contradiction occurs when one asserts two mutually exclusive propositions, such as, "Abortion is wrong and abortion is not wrong." Since a claim and its contradictory cannot both be true, one of them must be false. ...
(Contradictions) are the core concept of Relational Dialectics. It is the dynamic interplay between unified oppositions. A contradiction is formed "whenever two tendencies or forces are interdependent (unity) yet mutually negate one another (negation)". ...
(Contradictions) Where Chronicles contradicts Samuel-Kings preference must be given to the older work, except where the text of the latter is clearly corrupt. ...
(Contradictions) are equations that are never true regardless of the value substituted for the variable. x+1=x x+1=x is a contradiction.
(contradictions) words or ideas that oppose one another [Grade 11]
(contradictories) A pair of categorical propositions, each of which is true if and only if the other is false. In the traditional square of opposition, an A proposition and its corresponding O are contradictories, as are an E proposition and its corresponding I. ...
When one statement denies another, such that both cannot be true; an example would be the contradictory pair of statements: “It is raining” and “It is not raining.”