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Synonyms of 'contradiction'

(noun) 
Dee saw no contradiction between his religion and his philosophy.
Synonyms
,
inconsistency
the alleged inconsistencies in her evidence
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contravention
He denied that the new laws were a contravention of fundamental rights.
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incongruity
She smiled at the incongruity of the question.
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confutation
(noun) 
What he does is a contradiction of what he says.
Synonyms
negation
He repudiates liberty and equality as the negation of order and government.
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opposite
She's very shy, but her sister is quite the opposite.
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denial
their previous denial that chemical weapons were being used
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antithesis
the antithesis between instinct and reason

Additional synonyms

in the sense of antithesis
Definition
the placing together of contrasting ideas or words to produce an effect of balance, such as where gods command, mere mortals must obey
the antithesis between instinct and reason
Synonyms
contrariety,
contraposition
in the sense of contravention
He denied that the new laws were a contravention of fundamental rights.
Synonyms
refutation,
counteraction,
impugnation
in the sense of denial
Definition
a statement that something is not true
their previous denial that chemical weapons were being used

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