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Definition of Contrary
ContraryContrary Con"tra*ry, n.; pl. Contraries.
1. A thing that is of contrary or opposite qualities.
No contraries hold more antipathy Than I and such a
2. An opponent; an enemy. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
3. the opposite; a proposition, fact, or condition
incompatible with another; as, slender proofs which rather
show the contrary. See Converse, n., 1. --Locke.
4. (Logic) See Contraries.
On the contrary, in opposition; on the other hand. --Swift.
To the contrary, to an opposite purpose or intent; on the
other side. ``They did it, not for want of instruction to
the contrary.' --Bp. Stillingfleet.
Meaning of Contrary from wikipedia
(comics), a character
Comics' Ultraverse Contrary
(logic), the relationship between
is the relationship between
when they cannot
both be true (although both may be false). Thus, we can make an immediate
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