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contradictions, plural;
  1. A combination of statements, ideas, or features of a situation that are opposed to one another
    • - the proposed new system suffers from a set of internal contradictions
  2. A person, thing, or situation in which inconsistent elements are present
    • - the paradox of using force to overcome force is a real contradiction
  3. The statement of a position opposite to one already made
    • - the second sentence appears to be in flat contradiction of the first
    • - the experiment provides a contradiction of the hypothesis

  1. opposition between two conflicting forces or ideas
  2. (logic) a statement that is necessarily false; "the statement `he is brave and he is not brave' is a contradiction"
  3. the speech act of contradicting someone; "he spoke as if he thought his claims were immune to contradiction"
  4. (contradict) deny the truth of
  5. (contradict) oppose: be resistant to; "The board opposed his motion"
  6. (contradict) negate: prove negative; show to be false
  7. (contradictory) two propositions are contradictories if both cannot be true (or both cannot be false) at the same time
  8. (contradictory) confounding: that confounds or contradicts or confuses
  9. 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. ...
  10. Contradiction is the 11th album by The Ohio Players, and the 4th album recorded for Mercury. The music was not as ballad heavy as Honey, but it did expand on the mixture of funk, soul, and rock that they played with on that album. ...
  11. (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.
  12. (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)". ...
  13. (Contradictions) Where Chronicles contradicts Samuel-Kings preference must be given to the older work, except where the text of the latter is clearly corrupt. ...
  14. (Contradictions) are equations that are never true regardless of the value substituted for the variable. x+1=x x+1=x is a contradiction.
  15. (contradictions) words or ideas that oppose one another [Grade 11]
  16. (contradict) to express the opposite; to be contrary
  17. (contradict) v.  say sth that conflicts with by (sb), suggesting that the person is mistaken or not telling the truth
  18. to contradict means that things disagree with each other in the details and/or general facts and ideas.
  19. Propositions are contradictory when the truth of one implies the falsity of the other, and conversely. Here we see that the truth of a proposition of the form All S are P implies the falsity of the corresponding proposition of the form Some S are not P. A and O or E and I are contradictories.
  20. (1) The conjunction of any proposition and its negation, (2) in truth-functional propositional logic, the negation of any tautology, hence any proposition that is false in every row of its truth table or in every interpretation. See contingency; tautology.
  21. (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. ...
  22. 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. ...
  23. 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. ...
  24. refers to the opposition between two propositions which cannot both be false together and cannot both be true together. ( Study 2)
  25. 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.)