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[()·じゅん()]
mujun
noun, suru verb, no adjective

English Meaning(s) for 矛盾

noun, suru verb, no adjective
  1. contradiction; inconsistency

Definition and Synonyms for 矛盾

Contravene go against, as of rules and laws
Synonyms: 反する, 抵触, 矛盾
Contradict be in contradiction with
Synonyms: 矛盾
Contradiction the speech act of contradicting someone
Synonyms: 矛盾
Contradiction a statement that is necessarily false
Synonyms: とんちんかん, 不合理, 抵触, 撞着, 矛盾, 矛盾撞着, 背反, 背馳
Contradictory two propositions are contradictories if both cannot be true (or both cannot be false) at the same time
Synonyms: 矛盾
Contradiction opposition between two conflicting forces or ideas
Synonyms: 撞着, 相反, 矛盾, 矛盾撞着, 背反, 背馳, 齟齬
Inconsistency the relation between propositions that cannot both be true at the same time
Synonyms: 不一致, 矛盾

Meanings for each kanji in 矛盾

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Categories 矛盾 is a member of

Break act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
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Vary be at variance with
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Negation the speech act of negating
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Oppositeness the relation between opposed entities
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Contradictoriness the relation that exists when opposites cannot coexist
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Falsity a false statement
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Logical Relation a relation between propositions
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 矛盾

Sample Sentences for 矛盾

It's a bundle of contradictions.
His voting record is riddled with contradictions.
Conflicting reports prompted the director to reconsider her position.
It is that Emmet's theory is compatible with previous theories in physics that is of most significance.
Your behavior is in conflict with your principles.

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