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Sentence count:225+13 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-08-29Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: conflictingdifferentopposedoppositeSimilar words: on the contraryto the contrarycontemporarycontractcontrastcontrast tocontractorby contrastMeaning: ['kɒntrərɪ]  n. 1. a relation of direct opposition 2. exact opposition 3. a logical relation such that two propositions are contraries if both cannot be true but both can be false. adj. 1. very opposed in nature or character or purpose 2. of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true but both may be false 3. resistant to guidance or discipline 4. in an opposing direction. 
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1 To a crazy ship all winds are contrary
2 The result is contrary to expectation.
3 Contrary to popular belief, many cats dislike milk.
4 Contrary to expectations, interest rates did not rise.
5 These results run contrary to our expectations.
6 Mrs. Smith is too contrary to make friends easily.
7 Hot and cold are contrary terms.
8 It wasn't a good thing; on the contrary it was a huge mistake.
9 This view is contrary to the aims of critical social research for a number of reasons.
10 My sister's taste in dresses is contrary to my own.
11 Contrary to expectations and the weather forecast, we had a fine day for the experiment.
12 Contrary to popular myth , the majority of accidents are not caused by speeding or drunkenness.
13 Millions were ready to avouch the exact contrary.
14 They did not say the contrary.
15 He passed the examination, contrary to what I expected.
16 Contrary to expectations, the film was an instant success.
17 It seems contrary to common sense.
18 He continued to drink despite advice to the contrary.
19 Contrary to popular belief, the economy is doing well.
20 Evans was his usual contrary self.
21 The contrary of 'wet' is 'dry'.
22 Show me some evidence to the contrary .
23 My own experience is completely contrary.
24 An exhaustive investigation of the facts proves the contrary.
25 Contrary to popular opinion, I don't dye my hair!
26 The men shouted contrary orders.
27 Contrary to popular opinion, many adult cats dislike milk.
28 Unemployment seems to be rising,[] despite repeated assurances to the contrary.
29 Every day I miss you. It is a hard time for me to miss you but itis even harder not to do so. In such a contrary mood, I miss you deeply! A happy Valentines Day to you!
30 I was worried that it might be too difficult for me but I found the contrary.
More similar words: on the contraryto the contrarycontemporarycontractcontrastcontrast tocontractorby contrastcontrolcontributecontributorout of controlcontributioncontroversycontribute tocontretempsconcentratecontrol groupunder controlcontroversialbeyond controlconcentrate onconcentrationconcentratingliterarytemporarycentralentrancesecondarycontain
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