Contradistinct Con`tra*dis*tinct", a. Distinguished by opposite qualities. --J. Goodwin. [1913 Webster]

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  • contradistinct — index adverse (opposite), antipathetic (oppositional), contradictory, contrary, different, discordant …   Law dictionary

  • contradistinct — con·tra·distinct …   English syllables

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  • adverse — ad·verse /ad vərs, ad ˌvərs/ adj: opposed to one s interests: operating to one s detriment an adverse verdict Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. adverse …   Law dictionary

  • antipathetic — I (distasteful) adjective abhorrent, bitter, disagreeable, disgusting, displeasing, hateful, loathsome, odious, offensive, repellent, repugnant, repulsive, undesirable, uninviting, unsatisfactory, virulent II (oppositional) adjective adverse,… …   Law dictionary

  • contradictory — I adjective abjuratory, absonant, adversative, adverse, antagonistic, antithetical, asserting the contrary, asserting the opposite, at odds, at variance, clashing, conflicting, confutative, confuting, contradicting, contradistinct,… …   Law dictionary

  • contrary — I adjective abnegative, adversative, adverse, adversus, answering, antagonistic to, antipathetic, antithetic, antithetical, at cross purposes, at issue, at variance, averse, captious, conflicting, confutative, confuting, contradicting,… …   Law dictionary

  • different — I adjective alien, alius, altered, antagonistic, antithetic, atypical, changed, clashing, contradictory, contradistinct, contradistinctive, contrary, contrasting contrastive, deviating, diametric, discordant, discrepans, discrepant, disparate,… …   Law dictionary

  • discordant — I adjective adverse, antagonistic, antipathetical, antithetical, antonymous, at cross purposes, at variance, cacophonous, clashing, colliding, conflicting, conflictory, contradictory, contradistinct, contrarious, contrary, counter, differing,… …   Law dictionary

  • discriminating — I (distinguishing) adjective contradistinct, contrasting, diacritical, differentiating, differentiative, differing, discriminate, distinctive, inconsistent, individualizing, selective, separative associated concepts: discrimination because of… …   Law dictionary

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