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Definition of "contrariness" [con•tra•ri•ness]

  • The state of being contrary (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "contrariness" in a sentence
  • "If contrariness is my inheritance and destiny, so be it."
  • "To be believable to the reader, they can’t be blatantly contradictory ie today they hate Jane, tomorrow they love Jane – unless that very contrariness is part of the plot."
  • "By a natural perversity of disposition, which my nursemaids called contrariness,"