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

 con·tra·ri·ety /ˌkɑntrəˈraɪəti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·tra·ri·e·ty n.; pl. Contrarieties
 1. The state or quality of being contrary; opposition; repugnance; disagreement; antagonism.
    There is a contrariety between those things that conscience inclines to, and those that entertain the senses.   --South.
 2. Something which is contrary to, or inconsistent with, something else; an inconsistency.
    How can these contrarieties agree?   --Shak.
 Syn: -- Inconsistency; discrepancy; repugnance.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the relation between contraries