Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of contradict.
  • adj. Disputed; questioned.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Nothing "miffed" him more than to have his word contradicted or his skill called in question.

    The War Trail The Hunt of the Wild Horse

  • “And your shirt,” she uttered in the same soft voice, even though her actions and sneering expression contradicted her tone.

    Pure Paradise

  • Chinese, and Roman Catholic, who have related any miracle in their particular religion; I say, we are to regard their testimony in the same light as if they had mentioned that Mahometan miracle, and had in express terms contradicted it, with the same certainty as they have for the miracle they relate.

    An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

  • The national office of ANC Youth League on Wednesday denied the boycott call contradicted the ANC's commitment to press freedom.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Mahometan miracle, and had in express terms contradicted it, with the same certainty as they have for the miracle they relate.

    An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

  • The party won the support of the right-wing opposition and more than 100 000 people, but failed in getting the support of its two coalition partners, who claimed that the idea contradicted the constitution and would have resulted in having two National Assemblies overlapping each other - the old one with a few weeks left of its term and the new one.

    SofiaEcho RSS feed

  • May 7th, 2010 at 9: 11 am provan: No, I'm sorry, that's simply not what "contradicted" means. contradict:

    Antony Flew dies at 87

  • No, I'm sorry, that's simply not what "contradicted" means.

    Antony Flew dies at 87

  • Ten days ago, you know, they kind of contradicted themselves as what they told investigators when their granddaughter first disappeared.

    CNN Transcript Apr 20, 2009

  • And also kind of contradicted what the president of Yale was saying yesterday.

    CNN Transcript Sep 15, 2009

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