Sentence Examples


  • People at the memorial service had contradictory stories and when Howie pressed them, no one seemed to have any real facts.
  • It was a contradictory thought - and totally unfair to Josh.
  • On the 12th of June Napoleon, whose policy oughout had been obscure and contradictory, signed a secret sty with Austria, under which Venice was to be handed over him, to be given to Italy in the event of her making a separate bce.
  • Irapa, beyond, contrary to, S6Ea, opinion), a proposition or statement which appears to be at variance with generally-received opinion, or which apparently is self-contradictory, absurd or untrue, but either contains a concealed truth or may on examination be proved to be true.
  • Thus he was able often to recover the meaning of a passage which had long been buried under a heap of contradictory glosses, and he founded a school in which sobriety and common sense were added to the industry and ingenuity of former commentators.

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