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contrary-minded

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of a different or opposite mind or opinion.

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Examples

  • The revelations come only two months after the "climategate" scandal, in which the leak or theft of thousands of e-mails — private discussions between scientists in the U.S. and Britain — showed that a group of influential climatologists tried for years to manipulate global warming data, rig the scientific peer-review process and keep their methods secret from other, contrary-minded researchers.

    Scientist Discusses Latest Report of Rising Global Temperatures | Universe Today

  • But the contrary-minded, mercurial shah made several magnificent charitable religious donations, called waqf, to support shrines, from which the present exhibition benefits.

    A New Look at the Old Iran

  • And too contrary-minded to even get some sleep, he had paced the length and breadth of themwhich is just what he would have done if hed remained on the bridge.

    A CALL TO DARKNESS

  • Who can tell but that some of them, that in some things are misled and contrary-minded, may be convinced and regained? and it will be no small reward of our labors if but one erring brother may be brought back.

    The Divine Right of Church Government by Sundry Ministers Of Christ Within The City Of London

  • "Yo 'suttinly am de mos' contrary-minded specimen ob de chicken fambly dat I eber seed," observed Washington, breathing heavily, for his run had winded him.

    Lost on the Moon Or, in Quest of the Field of Diamonds

  • And, if he wanted to reason out a Deal with a contrary-minded Gazook, he began the Negotiations by soaking the Adversary behind the Ear and frisking him before he came to.

    Ade's Fables

  • Deal with a contrary-minded Gazook, he began the Negotiations by soaking the Adversary behind the Ear and frisking him before he came to.

    Ade's Fables

  • "The contrary-minded will kindly emit the usual negation," I went on ....

    Police!!!

  • The trouble with the contrary-minded is they have an established habit of resistance.

    Nerves and Common Sense

  • How are our contrary-minded friends to be met if we cannot pretend we do not want what we do want in order to get their cooperation and consent?

    Nerves and Common Sense

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