contradictiveness

contradictive

[kon-truh-dik-tiv]
adjective
tending or inclined to contradict; involving contradiction; contradictory.

Origin:
1620–30; contradict + -ive

contradictively, adverb
contradictiveness, noun
uncontradictive, adjective
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contradict (ˌkɒntrəˈdɪkt)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to affirm the opposite of (a proposition, statement, etc)
2.  (tr) to declare (a proposition, statement, etc) to be false or incorrect; deny
3.  (intr) to be argumentative or contrary
4.  (tr) to be inconsistent with (a proposition, theory, etc): the facts contradicted his theory
5.  (intr) (of two or more facts, principles, etc) to be at variance; be in contradiction
 
[C16: from Latin contrādīcere, from contra- + dīcere to speak, say]
 
contra'dictable
 
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contra'dictor
 
n
 
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adj
 
contra'dictious
 
adj
 
contra'dictively
 
adv
 
contra'dictiously
 
adv
 
contra'dictiveness
 
n
 
contra'dictiousness
 
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