Meaning of CONTRARY in English
n. 25B6; adjective
contrary views : OPPOSITE, opposing, opposed, contradictory, clashing, conflicting, antithetical, incompatible, irreconcilable.
she was sulky and contrary : PERVERSE, awkward, difficult, uncooperative, unhelpful, obstructive, disobliging, recalcitrant, wilful, self-willed, stubborn, obstinate, mulish, pig-headed, intractable; informal cussed; Brit. informal bloody-minded, bolshie, stroppy; N. Amer. informal balky; formal refractory; archaic froward.
25B6; noun in fact, the contrary is true : OPPOSITE, reverse, converse, antithesis.
25A0; contrary to IN CONFLICT WITH, against, at variance with, at odds with, in opposition to, counter to, incompatible with.
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