the contrary

noun

Definition of the contrary

: an opposite or different fact, event, or situation He was sure his sister had made a mistake, but the contrary was true: she was right and he was wrong.

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“The contrary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20contrary. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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