subcontrary

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noun sub·con·trary \ˌsəb-ˈkän-ˌtrer-ē\

Definition of subcontrary

  1. :  a proposition so related to another that though both may be true they cannot both be false

subcontrary

adjective

1657

First Known Use of subcontrary

1657


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