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two propositions are contradictories if both cannot be true (or both cannot be false) at the same time

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of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true and both cannot be false

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that confounds or contradicts or confuses

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in disagreement

unable to be both true at the same time

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Contradictorily, while Forster intends to have this gift be given, he also manages to have it withdrawn, and after he has it withdrawn, he again wishes to have it given.
But to put those two cards on the same table, without acknowledging how they might be intertwined based on the history of his own party, well, that just makes him as contradictorily obtuse as the twitter hivemind.
Somewhat contradictorily he further argues that the names were pronounced as written.
If the 'dividual' is locus of all manner of relationships, 'cross-sex' and 'same-sex', the specifically 'maternal body' ceases to exist in meaningful or permanent contrast to any other unless, of course, Strathern's 'dividual' is not an androgyne as she claims but rather--as she herself, contradictorily and in typically vague and synoptic style, implies--a transposition of Gimi and other Melanesian men's wishes to deny women any active role by converting their bodies into empty containers, inert and silent 'houses' where men encounter one another and interact entirely among themselves (Gillison 1993).
Somewhat contradictorily, Schlink connects his thinking with the Holocaust by saying that "Germans were perpetrators and also victims .
Somewhat contradictorily, Avishai maintains that Portnoy's Complaint also transcends its particular historical moment because its themes were "latent in any bourgeois decade.
He concluded by proclaiming, contradictorily, that he "supported the principle that each Service within budgetary limitations be permitted to design and develop its own weapons.
In a Country Church" begins, "To one kneeling down no word came" (CP 67), a line couched in--but contradictorily echoing--familiar words from the biblical text.
It seems to Arthur that to be able to speak openly about this sexual relationship would solidify his masculine gender, while doing so would contradictorily damage Jack's masculine pride even further.
In turn, we can see that gender and race as structuring forces, subsequently, shape agency contradictorily, which can generate action and inaction simultaneously.
Complex clients were a source of tension and negative emotions like frustration but contradictorily, satisfaction also.
recent racist outbreaks [in Ireland] as a legacy of the colonial system,' but claims subsequently and somewhat contradictorily that 'the presence of black Africans in the streets of Dublin is a reminder of a colonial past of shame and shared humiliation which some might prefer to ignore', a statement that might be read in precisely Meaney's terms (Longley and Kiberd p.
Like Baudelaire's "l'ange inviole," she sustains a kind of morbid virginity resulting contradictorily from the bouncing off of lovers in her promiscuous activity.
Whilst contradictorily arguing the right of 'Jews' to have a homeland.