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Contradiction (अंतर्विरोध)


Word of the week - ContradictionPronunciation: "कॉन्ट्रेडिक्शन"
Hindi Meaning: अंतर्विरोध, परस्पर विरोध, प्रतिवाद, निराकरण, खंडन
English Meaning:  1. A combination of statements, ideas, or features of a situation that are opposed to one another.
2. The act of going against opposition.
3. If you describe an aspect of a situation as a contradiction you mean that it is completely different from other aspect, and so makes the situation confused or difficult to understand.
4. A situation in which inconsistent elements are present.
5. A difference in two or more statements, ideas, stories etc that makes it impossible for both or all of them to be true.

Example:
1. The militants see no "contradiction" in using violence to bring about a religious state.
2. It’s a "contradiction" to say she's good in math if he failed in algebra.
3. She left class without permission, in contradiction to the rules.

Synonyms: discrepancy, denial, inconstancy, contravention, disagreement, dissension, gainsaying, confutation, repugnance.
 
Antonyms: corroboration, acceptance, affirmation, homogeneousness

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