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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, Warden's personal diary records that these events transpired a day earlier, on the January 10.
in Colmer 104), it is tempting to inquire what sort of personal relationships is proposed which are so vocally emphasized and yet so contradictorily presented.
Mitchell adds, contradictorily to me, "We don't focus on religion.
Somewhat contradictorily, the EC notes that the eCall technology could be exploited for additional services, such as stolen-vehicle tracking.
Some liars when over conscious of their movements will try to be excessively still so as to avoid contradictorily body movements, but in doing so they've achieved a typical response.
Providing "a broad overview of the riches of the genre" (8), however, proves to be no small feat of Spanish cultural self-analysis; Lazaro-Reboll takes it upon himself not only to acknowledge one "reviewer's association of escapism with repression"(12), but to mirror-image Spanish horror film's peak period with 1950s Hollywood, as "a barometer of the decades' contradictorily overt conformism and latent dissent;" or, more poetically, "a time when the repressed was on the verge of making a return, in monstrous form" (12).
The combination of forest and figures, occasionally with a sofa contradictorily moved from the interior and placed in the front of the scene, provokes myriad images: Twelfth Night, Robin Hood, wood nymphs, fairies, secret tree houses, Mediaeval warfare, hunter-gatherers, midsunimer parties, serial killers, forbidden lovers, boy scouts.
Today, with the rising threat against Israel's civilian population, the pyramid of command more resembles a modern city skyline -- jumbled and uneven, with ultimate authority ambiguously and sometimes contradictorily split between the IDF, the Defense Ministry, the police, the Public Security Ministry, the Home Front Defense Ministry and local municipalities.
In other words, the Syrian regime is borrowing a weak and contradictory lexicon to apply it even more weakly and contradictorily, especially since it is not the regime that was attacked on September 11, but a regime that for years sponsored the Latin American Carlos the Jackal, the Syrian-Palestinian Ahmed Jibril, and a large number of nameless Lebanese, as well as helping terrorists, including many takfiris and jihadists, cross into the heart of Iraq.
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.
These include the Catholic Church's hostility to theatre, viewed as a dangerous competitor for the public voice; the rejection of sensationalist melodrama and the promotion of serious theatre as an engine for national cultural affirmation; the importance of theatre for the preservation of the French language; the need for a national repertory, contradictorily defined as based primarily on the classics of (French) theatre, or rooted in French-Canadian experience.
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).
The fact that the author is not a Chinese but a member of the Javanese nobility and the use of babad add to its authority and, perhaps contradictorily, to its credibility.
Somewhat contradictorily, Avishai maintains that Portnoy's Complaint also transcends its particular historical moment because its themes were "latent in any bourgeois decade.