uncontradictably

contradict

[kon-truh-dikt]
verb (used with object)
1.
to assert the contrary or opposite of; deny directly and categorically.
2.
to speak contrary to the assertions of: to contradict oneself.
3.
(of an action or event) to imply a denial of: His way of life contradicts his stated principles.
4.
Obsolete. to speak or declare against; oppose.
verb (used without object)
5.
to utter a contrary statement.

Origin:
1560–70; < Latin contrādictus (past participle of contrādīcere to gainsay), equivalent to contrā- contra-1 + dic- (variant stem of dīcere to speak) + -tus past participle suffix

contradictable, adjective
contradicter, contradictor, noun
uncontradictable, adjective
uncontradictably, adverb
uncontradicted, adjective
uncontradictedly, adverb


1, 2. gainsay, impugn, controvert, dispute. See deny.


1. support.
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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]
 
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contradict
1570s, "speak against," also "assert the contrary" (1580s), from contradict-, pp. stem of contradicere (see contradiction). Related: Contradicted (c.1600); contradicting (c.1600); contradictive. (mid-17c.).
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