Contrarieties
Contrariety Con`tra*ri"e*ty .; pl. {Contrarieties}. [L. contrarietas: cf. F. contrari['e]t['e].] 1. The state or quality of being contrary; opposition; repugnance; disagreement; antagonism. [1913 Webster]

There is a contrariety between those things that conscience inclines to, and those that entertain the senses. --South. [1913 Webster]

2. Something which is contrary to, or inconsistent with, something else; an inconsistency. [1913 Webster]

How can these contrarieties agree? --Shak.

Syn: Inconsistency; discrepancy; repugnance. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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