Synonyms of 'contradiction'
Dee saw no contradiction between his religion and his philosophy.
What he does is a contradiction of what he says.
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in the sense of antithesis
the placing together of contrasting ideas or words to produce an effect of balance, such as where gods command, mere mortals must obeythe antithesis between instinct and reason
in the sense of contravention
He denied that the new laws were a contravention of fundamental rights.
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