contradict oneself

Definition of contradict oneself

  1. :  to say or do something that is opposite or very different in meaning to something else that one said or did earlier The witness contradicted herself when she insisted she could identify the thief even though she had said that the night was too foggy to see clearly.

Word by Word Definitions

contradictplay
  1. :  to assert the contrary of :  take issue with

    :  to imply the opposite or a denial of

oneselfplay
  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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