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Contrary Definition

(a.) Opposite; in an opposite direction; in opposition; adverse; as, contrary winds.

(a.) Opposed; contradictory; repugnant; inconsistent.

(a.) Given to opposition; perverse; forward; wayward; as, a contrary disposition; a contrary child.

(a.) Affirming the opposite; so opposed as to destroy each other; as, contrary propositions.

(n.) A thing that is of contrary or opposite qualities.

(n.) An opponent; an enemy.

(n.) the opposite; a proposition, fact, or condition incompatible with another; as, slender proofs which rather show the contrary. See Converse, n., 1.

(n.) See Contraries.