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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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Things are censured either as impossible, or irrational, or morally hurtful, or contradictory, or contrary to artistic correctness.
But for this strange kind of secrecy maintained by them relative to their engagement, which in fact concealed nothing at all, she could not account; and it was so wholly contradictory to their general opinions and practice, that a doubt sometimes entered her mind of their being really engaged, and this doubt was enough to prevent her making any inquiry of Marianne.
The answers to this question were various and contradictory.
Yes, there was a sort of refuge which always comes with the prostration of thought under an overpowering passion: it was that expectation of impossibilities, that belief in contradictory images, which is still distinct from madness, because it is capable of being dissipated by the external fact.
Many arguments might have been adduced to prove the unfitness of two such seemingly contradictory authorities, each having power to ANNUL or REPEAL the acts of the other.
Gwen Garcia (Cebu), on Tuesday's hearing, manifested before the justice panel that she would want to ask Lacanilao to explain the contradictory statements on the chief justice's leave.
ACCORDING to a title card at the beginning of Craig Gillespie's blackly humorous biopic, I, Tonya is based on "irony free, wildly contradictory, totally true interviews" with US figure skating champion Tonya Harding and her ex-husband Jeff Gillooly.
I, TONYA (15) HHHH H ACCORDING to a title card at the beginning of Craig Gillespie's blackly humorous biopic, I, Tonya is based on "irony free, wildly contradictory, totally true interviews" with US figure skating champion Tonya Harding and her ex-husband Jeff Gillooly.
ACCORDING to a title card at the beginning of Craig Gillespie's blackly humorous biopic, I, Tonya based on "irony free, wildly contradictory, totally true interviews" with US figure skating champion Tonya Harding and her ex-husband Jeff Gillooly.
The deeply flawed to camera, offering contradictory and overlapping testimonies that make sense of the chain of events that led to Harding's ban from competitive skating.
The AI statement is contradictory and is a failed attempt to debate a sovereign matter related to a military operation to fight terrorism, said chairman of the foreign affairs committee Tareq Radwan on Saturday.
Contract notice: extension line 14 at orly airport - amoa / realization of contradictory findings and referred to built.