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Definition of "Contrary" :

noun: a logical relation such that two propositions are contraries if both cannot be true but both can be false

noun: exact opposition

"Public opinion to the contrary he is not guilty."

noun: a relation of direct opposition

adjective: in an opposing direction

"A contrary wind."

adjective: resistant to guidance or discipline

"Mary Mary quite contrary."

adjective: very opposed in nature or character or purpose

"Acts contrary to our code of ethics."

adjective: of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true but both may be false

"Hot' and cold' are contrary terms."