Contrariety

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Noncoincidence.
<- N
PARAG:Contrariety->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ contrariety
contrariety
contrast
foil
antithesis
oppositeness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ contradiction
contradiction
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ antagonism
antagonism
&c.(opposition) 708
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ clashing
clashing
repugnance
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ inversion
inversion
&c. 218
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ the opposite
the opposite
the reverse
the inverse
the converse
the antipodes
the antithesis
the other extreme
PARAG:Contrariety->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be contrary
be contrary
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ contrast with
contrast with
oppose
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ diller toto coelo
diller toto coelo
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ invert
invert
reverse
turn the tables
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ turn topsy-turvy
turn topsy-turvy
turn end for end
turn upside down
turn inside out
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ contradict
contradict
contravene
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ antagonize
antagonize
&c. 708
PARAG:Contrariety->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ contrary
contrary
contrarious
contrariant
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ opposite
opposite
counter
dead against
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ converse
converse
reverse
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ opposed
opposed
antithetical
contrasted
antipodean
antagonistic
opposing
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ conflicting
conflicting
inconsistent
contradictory
at cross purposes
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ negative
negative
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ hostile
hostile
&c. 703
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ differing toto coelo
differing toto coelo
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ diametrically opposite
diametrically opposite
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ diametrically opposed
diametrically opposed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ as opposite as black and white
as opposite as black and white
as opposite as light and darkness
as opposite as fire and water
as opposite as the poles
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ as different as night and day
as different as night and day
=> Hyperion to a satyr
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ Hyperion to a satyr
Hyperion to a satyr
=>(Hamlet)
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ quite the contrary
quite the contrary
quite the reverse
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ no such thing
no such thing
just the other way
tout au contraire
PARAG:Contrariety->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ contrarily
contrarily
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ contra
contra
contrariwise
per contra
on the contrary
nay rather
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ vice versa
vice versa
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ on the other hand
on the other hand
&c.(in compensation) 30

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • contrariety — index admonition, antipode, antithesis, collision (dispute), conflict, confutation, contention ( …   Law dictionary

  • contrariety — late 14c., from O.Fr. contrarieté, from L.L. contrarietatem (nom. contrarietas) opposition, noun of quality from contrarius (see CONTRARY (Cf. contrary)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • contrariety — [kän΄trə rī′ə tē] n. [ME contrarieté < OFr < LL contrarietas < L contrarius] 1. the condition or quality of being contrary 2. pl. contrarieties anything that is contrary; inconsistency or discrepancy …   English World dictionary

  • contrariety — noun /kɒntrəˈraɪəti/ Opposition or contrariness; cross purposes, marked contrast. This contrariety of humours betwixt my father and my uncle, was the source of many a fraternal squabble …   Wiktionary

  • contrariety — noun (plural eties) Etymology: Middle English contrariete, from Anglo French contrarieté, from Late Latin contrarietat , contrarietas, from Latin contrarius contrary Date: 14th century 1. the quality or state of being contrary 2. something… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • contrariety — /kon treuh ruy i tee/, n., pl. contrarieties for 2. 1. the quality or state of being contrary. 2. something contrary or of opposite character; a contrary fact or statement. 3. Logic. the relation between contraries. [1350 1400; ME contrariete ( < …   Universalium

  • contrariety — Synonyms and related words: abominability, accord, addition, adjunct, affairs, affiliation, affinity, alliance, antagonism, anteposition, antipathy, antithesis, approximation, assemblage, association, asymmetry, backlash, bad blood, baseness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • contrariety — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. opposition, obstinacy; antagonism, disagreement, disobedience. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being in conflict: antagonism, antithesis, contradiction, contradistinction,… …   English dictionary for students

  • contrariety — con·tra·ri·e·ty || ‚kÉ’ntrÉ™ raɪətɪ n. inconsistency; lack of agreement …   English contemporary dictionary

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