What is another word for contrariety?

1390 synonyms found


[ kˌɒntɹəɹˈiːti], [ kˌɒntɹəɹˈiːti], [ k_ˌɒ_n_t_ɹ_ə_ɹ_ˈiː_t_i]

Contrariety is a term that describes the state of being in opposition or contradiction to something else. There are a number of synonyms for contrariety, including opposition, contradiction, antithesis, conflict, and contrast. Each of these words suggests a different aspect or degree of contrariety, with opposition indicating a more general sense of disagreement or conflict and antithesis suggesting a more essential or irreconcilable opposition. Other synonyms for contrariety include negation, disavowal, defiance, and dissent, which each convey a slightly different shade of meaning related to the idea of opposition or contradiction. Ultimately, the choice of synonym will depend on the specific context and intended meaning of the word.

Synonyms for Contrariety:

What are the hypernyms for Contrariety?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Contrariety?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the opposite words for contrariety?

Contrariety refers to the state of being in opposition or disagreement. Antonyms for contrariety include harmony, agreement, unity, accord, concord, and conformity. Harmony refers to a pleasant agreement between things or people, while agreement denotes a meeting of the minds for a common purpose. Unity refers to the state of being whole, united or integrated, and accord is an agreement or covenant entered into willingly by parties involved. Concord, on the other hand, refers to a state of peaceful coexistence between different elements or parties, while conformity describes being in agreement with specific set standards or expectations. The antonyms for contrariety suggest a state of agreement, accord, and understanding between different parties or things, rather than opposition or disagreement.

Usage examples for Contrariety

When we omit the social factor, the solidarity which exists between contemporaries occupied with the same problem and sharing certain common beliefs, each school appears as an independent unit, implying a discontinuity or a simple relation of contrariety, and we explain the succession by such a verbal phrase as 'reaction.
"English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century"
Leslie Stephen
Except the incarnation of contrariety.
"With Edge Tools"
Hobart Chatfield-Taylor
The effect is startling and strangely inharmonious, like the studied distortions of some Japanese patterns, but yet fascinating from its very contrariety to what the eye expects.
"Paul Patoff"
F. Marion Crawford

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