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.

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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