contradiction


contradiction

noun

Definition of CONTRADICTION

1
someone or something with qualities or features that seem to conflict with one another <a loving father as well as a ruthless killer, the gangster is a living contradiction>
2
a refusal to confirm the truth of a statement <the actress's contradiction of the marriage rumor caused quite a stir>
Antonyms acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), admission, avowal, confirmation

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