Adjective Definition

contrary

1.Definition: in an opposing direction

"A contrary wind"

Related Adjective(s):adverse


2.Definition: of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true but both may be false

"`hot' and `cold' are contrary terms"


3.Definition: resistant to guidance or discipline

"Mary Mary quite contrary"

Related Adjective(s):obstinate, perverse, wayward


4.Definition: very opposed in nature or character or purpose

"Acts contrary to our code of ethics", "The facts point to a contrary conclusion"




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