- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||being in conflict with or opposite to something else or each other.
His words and his actions are contradictory: he says that smoking is bad, but he doesn't stop smoking.The two suspects told contradictory stories about their activities at the time of the robbery.
- contrary, opposite
||likely to oppose or argue.
She has a contradictory attitude toward her teachers.
- similar words:
- dissenting, dissident, negative
||contradictorily (adv.), contradictoriness (n.)