Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) A contradiction is information that disagrees with previously given information.

Examples: (noun) The religious text contains many contradictions. (noun) He says that he was not there that night: that was a contradiction of his previous statement.

Synonyms: nouns: difference, disagreement, inconsistency.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 8 D