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Definition of "contradiction" []

  • The act of contradicting. (noun)
  • The state of being contradicted. (noun)
  • A denial. (noun)
  • Inconsistency; discrepancy. (noun)
  • Something that contains contradictory elements. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "contradiction" in a sentence
  • "III. iii.26 (384,4) and to have his word/Of contradiction] _To have his word of contradiction_ is no more than, _he is used to contradict_; and"
  • "But for Gingrich, the word contradiction has no meaning."
  • ""Does anybody see the contradiction is the Lefts attack on seniors who use Medicare?""