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contradictory

1. Logic (of a pair of statements) unable both to be true or both to be false under the same circumstances
2. Logic a statement that cannot be true when a given statement is true or false when it is false
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And now after days of fighting he again contradictorily claimed that it was a coup attempt by Dr.
Therefore, we either turn a blind eye or we act contradictorily.
Contradictorily, since the start of the reforms China has exhibited relatively high socio-economic and political stability.
Whispers" is Daniel Brugh's creation using piano, synthesizer and fixed media to create an auditory illusion of a tone that continually ascends or descends in pitch, but which contradictorily seems to get no higher or lower, with the piano playing on the sounds to form a melody.
It's only one little incident, fortunately one where a nasty racist incident came contradictorily to a happy ending.
The postulation on the alternation of contradictorily directed acts has an important consequence: the objectivity of the subjective is implicit within it and does not require any proofs lying beyond its bounds, for example, proofs "from the brain," which are insistently and importunately imposed on psychology by neurophysiology.
However, and perhaps contradictorily, he seems less interested when discussing the past with his rather forthright mother.
The Camp David statement contradictorily supported the Saudi aggression against the Yemeni people, with Washington vowing "to use all elements of power- including the potential use of military force" in an alleged attempt to defend the Persian Gulf Arab monarchies against "external threats".
Contradictorily, the USA defines bitcoin as a "convertible decentralised virtual currency".
Contradictorily, we observed that an excessively long membranous urethra compared to the urethral length on preoperative MRI was predictive of poorer postoperative continence recovery, the significance of which needs be clarified by further studies possibly integrating the evaluation of the functional status of the urethra.
Moulding is a joyous cacophony into a snappy tune, defining songs include the simultaneously melodic and grungy Drop Outs, carefree Tastes Like Medicine and the contradictorily titled Lowtalkin'.
Scent is stratified in the Yaak, denser and richer here than anywhere--the aroma of warming ponderosa pines soaking in the sun and exuding their vanilla vapors, even as the western red cedar exists, paradoxically, contradictorily, anomalously (anomalous anywhere else but the Yaak) right next to those pines, just as the yew and aspen nestle in clumps within the stands of lodgepole, or the Engelmann spruce and silver fir.