8 Letters
6 Consonants
2 Vowels
3 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use contrary as a noun or as a adjective satellite in a sentence.
About Contrary
A 3 syllables noun and 8 letters with the letters a, c, n, o, r, t, and y, 6 consonants, 2 vowels and 3 syllables with the middle letters tr. Contrary starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters c, co, con, cont, contr, and the ending characters are y, ry, ary, rary, trary, ..
Two propositions are contraries if both cannot be true but both can be false
Middle English
Pig Latin
Contrary in Pig Latin is said as "ontrarycay or ontrarycway".
c | o | n | t | r | a | r | y
co | on | nt | tr | ra | ar | ry
con | ont | ntr | tra | rar | ary
cont | ontr | ntra | trar | rary
Word Gram
Noun Examples
two propositions are contraries if both cannot be true but both can be false
exact opposition;
"public opinion to the contrary he is not guilty"
a relation of direct opposition;
"we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true"
Adjective Satellite Examples
in an opposing direction;
"adverse currents";
"a contrary wind"
resistant to guidance or discipline;
"Mary Mary quite contrary";
"an obstinate child with a violent temper";
"a perverse mood";
"wayward behavior"
very opposed in nature or character or purpose;
"acts contrary to our code of ethics";
"the facts point to a contrary conclusion"
of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true but both may be false;
"`hot' and `cold' are contrary terms"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Contrary"

There are 459 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to contrary.

Abhorrentoffensive to the mind
"an abhorrent deed"
"the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"
"morally repugnant customs"
"repulsive behavior"
"the most repulsive character in recent novels"
Adversarysomeone who offers opposition
Adversativeexpressing antithesis or opposition
"the adversative conjunction `but'' in `poor but happy''"
Adversein an opposing direction
"adverse currents"
"a contrary wind"
Aliena form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
Antagonista drug that neutralizes or counteracts the effects of another drug
Antagonisticopposing or neutralizing or mitigating an effect by contrary action

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There are 1 anagrams from contrary.

Anagram Definition
Contrarytwo propositions are contraries if both cannot be true but both can be false

View English words with the unique letters used in contrary. Words With The Letters Acnorty


Contrary has 1 hypernyms.

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