Synonyms of contradiction in English:

contradiction


See definition of contradiction

noun

1‘the profound contradiction between the economic and the social policies pursued by the government’

SYNONYMS

conflict, clash, disagreement, opposition, inconsistency, lack of congruence, incongruity, incongruousness, mismatch, variance

paradox, contradiction in terms

rare antinomy, aporia, antilogy

ANTONYMS

agreement

2‘the second sentence appears to be a flat contradiction of the first’

SYNONYMS

denial, refutation, rebuttal, countering, counterstatement, opposite

negation

formal gainsaying

rare confutation

ANTONYMS

confirmation, reaffirmation