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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Contrariety  \Con`tra*ri"e*ty\n.;  pl  {Contrarieties}.  [L. 
  contrarietas:  cf  F.  contrari['e]t['e].] 
  1.  The  state  or  quality  of  being  contrary;  opposition; 
  repugnance;  disagreement;  antagonism. 
 
  There  is  a  contrariety  between  those  things  that 
  conscience  inclines  to  and  those  that  entertain  the 
  senses  --South. 
 
  2.  Something  which  is  contrary  to  or  inconsistent  with 
  something  else;  an  inconsistency. 
 
  How  can  these  contrarieties  agree?  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  Inconsistency;  discrepancy;  repugnance. 




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