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Definition of "contrarious" [con•tra•ri•ous]

  • Perverse; inimical. (adjective)

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 "contrarious" in a sentence
  • "But before he could set to work there came more "contrarious" orders."
  • "Note: any further contrarious commentary should be directed to Monsieur Espinasse."
  • "And therefore thei maken ymages lyche to tho thinges, that thei han beleeve inne, for to beholden hem and worschipen hem first at morwe, or thei meeten ony contrarious thinges."