contrary to fact


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Synonyms for contrary to fact

going counter to the facts (usually as a hypothesis)

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doubt that there is anything at all to Western progress: "This line of anti-Eurocentric thought is simply anti-intellectual; also contrary to fact."
Qadri said the university would also help rectify the notion that Islam had spread by use of force contrary to fact that education and intellect were the factors behind this.
If Jonathan was surprised by the judge's ruling, which seemed totally contrary to fact, he was even more astonished by what happened next.
Certainly, tit-for-tat coverage is not what is expected of a responsible media in any country, but the freeze in bilateral ties between Pakistan and India appears to have encouraged coverage that is contrary to fact and reality.
'The video shown in Maryam Safdar's press conference is contrary to facts and reality,' he said.
Shehbaz Sharif had given statement contrary to facts.
The judge also demanded legal action against those behind the move, adding that the video was not only contrary to facts, but also an attempt to hatch a conspiracy to present conversations made on different occasions by twisting them out of context.
ISLAMABAD -- Accountability Court Judge Arshad Malik on Sunday said the video shown by PML (N) leader Maryam Safdar at a news conference last day was fake, contrary to facts and assumptive.
Explaining his position on the video attributed to him, he said it is contrary to facts.
But, in a press release issued on Friday, the Bureau rejected the minister's claims, which it said were contrary to facts and tarnished the image of the anti-corruption watchdog.
In a statement issued by its spokesperson, NAB rejected the statement made the minister, saying it invalidates its contributions and is 'contrary to facts'.
MAJDAL SHAMS, GOLAN HEIGHTS, Saturday, March 23, 2019 (WAFA) - Al-Marsad -- Arab Human Rights Center in Golan Heights condemned United States President Donald Trump's tweet calling for the US to fully recognize Israel's "sovereignty" over the occupied Syrian Golan Heights, saying it signals a major shift in US policy that runs contrary to facts, logic, and international law while threatening stability across the Middle East.
KARACHI -- Ikram Sehgal, Vice President of Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) has expressed full satisfaction over what he called responsible reporting of media and patriotic analysis in Pakistan regarding Pulwama incident in Occupied Kashmir while expressing grave concern against concocted, contrary to facts and baseless reporting of Indian media provocative and irresponsible comments.
Marcos did not explain why she chose to go straight to the high court for a review of her conviction which she described as 'contrary to facts, law and jurisprudence.'
"With due respect, the Accused submits that the Decision convicting her is contrary to facts, law and jurisprudence," read her pleading, which was dubbed by the anti-graft court as premature at the time.