contradicting

adjective
con·​tra·​dict·​ing | \ ˌkän-trə-ˈdik-tiŋ How to pronounce contradicting (audio) \

Definition of contradicting

: implying, causing, or being a contradiction : contradictory contradicting statements The detectives found contradicting evidence. … dramatically different interactions and effects (if any) on live cells and tissue that can result in contradicting conclusions.Science

First Known Use of contradicting

1610, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of contradicting was in 1610

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“Contradicting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/contradicting. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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