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contradictory involving, containing, or being a contradiction; inconsistent; contrary. [3 definitions]
contradistinction distinction by contrast or difference.
contrail a visible trail of moisture condensed into water drops or ice crystals, formed in the wake of a high-flying plane or rocket; vapor trail.
contraindicate in medicine, to indicate that (a particular medicine or treatment) should not be used.
contraindication in medicine, a factor or condition that makes it inadvisable to carry out a particular treatment or procedure.
contralto the lowest female singing voice, between alto and tenor. [3 definitions]
contraption (informal) a mechanical device, sometimes of odd design or construction; gadget.
contrapuntal of, relating to, or having two or more diverse but harmonious melodies that are played at the same time; of counterpoint.
contrariety the quality or condition of being contrary. [2 definitions]
contrariwise in the opposite way or direction. [2 definitions]
contrary totally different; opposite. [6 definitions]
contrast to compare (two people or things) in order to make their differences clear. [7 definitions]
contrastable combined form of contrast.
contravene to conflict with; act against; oppose; violate. [2 definitions]
contretemps an embarrassing or unfortunate happening; mishap; mischance.
contribute to give individually or with others to a common fund or collective effort. [5 definitions]
contribution the act of contributing. [2 definitions]
contributor one that contributes individually or with others to a common fund or collective effort. [3 definitions]
contributory of or relating to contribution. [2 definitions]
contrite feeling deep guilt for one's wrongdoing or shortcoming and desiring to make amends for it; remorseful; repentant. [2 definitions]
contrition regret for one's own wrongdoing, or for one's offenses against religious mandates.