DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

5 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·tra·dic·to·ry /ˌkɑntrəˈdɪkt(ə)ri/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·tra·dict·o·ry a.
 1. Affirming the contrary; implying a denial of what has been asserted; also, mutually contradicting; inconsistent. Contradictory assertions.”
 2. Opposing or opposed; repugnant.
    Schemes . . . contradictory to common sense.   --Addisn.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·tra·dict·o·ry, n.; pl. Contradictories
 1. A proposition or thing which denies or opposes another; contrariety.
    It is common with princes to will contradictories.   --Bacon.
 2. pl. Logic propositions with the same terms, but opposed to each other both in quality and quantity.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true
             and both cannot be false; "`perfect' and `imperfect'
             are contradictory terms"
      2: that confounds or contradicts or confuses [syn: confounding]
      3: in disagreement; "the figures are at odds with our
         findings"; "contradictory attributes of unjust justice and
         loving vindictiveness"- John Morley [syn: at odds(p), conflicting,
      4: unable to be both true at the same time [syn: mutually
      n : two propositions are contradictories if both cannot be true
          (or both cannot be false) at the same time