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contradicting

adjective

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contradicting

verb
present participle of contradict

Synonyms & Antonyms of contradicting (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to make an assertion that is contrary to one made by (another)
  • no matter what I say, you always have to contradict me

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The first known use of contradicting was in 1610

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“Contradicting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/contradicting. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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