What is another word for contrary?

914 synonyms found


[ k_ˈɒ_n_t_ɹ_ə_ɹ_ˌɪ], [ kˈɒntɹəɹˌɪ], [ kˈɒntɹəɹˌɪ]

Synonyms for Contrary:

argumentative (adjective) capricious (adjective) conflicting (adjective) contentious (adjective) crotchety (adjective) different (adjective) difficult (adjective) disagreeing (adjective) discrepant (adjective) disobedient (adjective) dissimilar (adjective) eastern poison oak (adjective) impious (adjective) irritable (adjective) negative (adjective) obstinate (adjective) opposed (adjective) opposing (adjective) opposite (adjective) ornery (adjective) pigheaded (adjective) resistant (adjective) reverting (adjective) sullen (adjective) unwilling (adjective) eastern poison oak (adverb) vice versa (adverb) converse (noun) eastern poison oak (noun) negation (noun) opposite (noun) capricious contumacious crotchety diverse eastern poison oak inopportune Other synonyms: obstinate vice versa

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Rhymes for Contrary:

  1. sherry, sperry, cherry, merry, hairy, fairy, harry, jerry, very, dairy, marry, wary, eyrie, guarneri, vary, parry, wherry, ferry, nary, perry, scary, bury, unwary, clary, tarry, mary, terry, prairie;
  2. berry, airy;
  3. canary;

Quotes for Contrary:

  1. Knowledge is not simply another commodity. On the contrary Knowledge is never used up. It increases by diffusion and grows by dispersion. Daniel J. Boorstin.
  2. When we see men of worth, we should think of equalling them; when we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inward and examine ourselves. Gustave Courbet.
  3. Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason, and whatsoever is contrary to reason is absurd. Baruch Spinoza.

Idioms of Contrary:

  1. contrary to sth;
  2. on the contrary
  3. to the contrary