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contrariety

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the quality or state of being as different as possible
  • the inescapable contrariety of her chief interests: food and a desire for supermodel svelteness

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The first known use of contrariety was in the 14th century

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“Contrariety.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/contrariety. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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