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Meaning of contrary

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: very opposed in nature or character or purpose; "acts
             contrary to our code of ethics"; "the facts point to a
             contrary conclusion"
      2: of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true
         but both may be false; "`hot' and `cold' are contrary terms"
      3: resistant to guidance or discipline; "Mary Mary quite
         contrary"; "an obstinate child with a violent temper"; "a
         perverse mood"; "wayward behavior" [syn: {contrary},
         {obstinate}, {perverse}, {wayward}]
      4: in an opposing direction; "adverse currents"; "a contrary
         wind" [syn: {adverse}, {contrary}]
      n 1: a relation of direct opposition; "we thought Sue was older
           than Bill but just the reverse was true" [syn: {reverse},
           {contrary}, {opposite}]
      2: exact opposition; "public opinion to the contrary he is not
      3: a logical relation such that two propositions are contraries
         if both cannot be true but both can be false

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