Somehow it seemed contrary to his character - any of them.
She wasn't irresponsible, a blabbermouth or a liar – contrary to what both of them seemed to think.
People did have a right to privacy, even if they were husband and wife, contrary to what Katie thought.
It tends on the contrary to be low on days of fog or rain.
The lawfulness of Church Establishments with due qualifications is perhaps generally recognized in theory, but there is a growing tendency to regard connexion with the state as inexpedient, if not actually contrary to sound Presbyterian principle.