adverb see contradictory II

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  • Contradictorily — Con tra*dict o*ri*ly, adv. In a contradictory manner. Sharp. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contradictorily — contradictory ► ADJECTIVE 1) mutually opposed or inconsistent. 2) containing inconsistent elements. DERIVATIVES contradictorily adverb contradictoriness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • contradictorily — adverb in a contradictory manner (Freq. 1) he argued contradictorily • Derived from adjective: ↑contradictory …   Useful english dictionary

  • contradictorily — See contradictory. * * * …   Universalium

  • contradictorily — adverb In a contradictory manner …   Wiktionary

  • contradictorily — adv. in a contradictory manner, in opposition …   English contemporary dictionary

  • contradictorily — con·tra·dic·to·ri·ly …   English syllables

  • contradictory — contradictorily, adv. contradictoriness, n. /kon treuh dik teuh ree/, adj., n., pl. contradictories. adj. 1. asserting the contrary or opposite; contradicting; inconsistent; logically opposite: contradictory statements. 2. tending or inclined to… …   Universalium

  • contradictory — I. noun (plural ries) Date: 14th century a proposition so related to another that if either of the two is true the other is false and if either is false the other must be true II. adjective Date: 1656 involving, causing, or constituting a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Branch Davidian — The Branch Davidians are a sect that originated from a schism in 1955 from the Davidian Seventh Day Adventists, themselves former members of the Seventh day Adventist Church who were disfellowshipped during the 1930s. From its inception in 1934,… …   Wikipedia

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