contrary - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate contrary

contrary is hyphenated as con-tra-ry

How to pronounce contrary

contrary is pronounced ´kɑːntr ɛr ēː

Number of syllables in contrary

The number of syllables in contrary is 3

What part of speech in contrary?

contrary can be a noun or an adjective or an adverb

How common in the word contrary?

contrary is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does contrary convey?

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Common collocations after 'contrary'

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Common collocations before 'contrary'

any, case, claim, even, made, make, man, might, nothing, now, seem, something, thing, though, time

Common collocations of 'contrary'

any, being, case, claim, come, did, end, even, fact, just, made, make, man, may, men, might, nothing, now, other, own, place, say, seem, something, such, thing, think, though, time, way

Words with similar spelling to contrary

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Synonyms of 'contrary'

adversary, adversative, adverse, alien, antagonistic, anti, antipathetic, antipodal, antipode, antipodean, antipodes, antipole, antithesis, antithetic, antithetical, antonym, antonymous, argumentative, assorted, awkward, bad, balky, bulky, cantankerous, choking, clumsy, competitive, con, confutative, constrictive, contra, contradictory, contrapositive, contrarily, contrarious, contrariwise, contumacious, converse, conversely, counter, counterbalance, countercheck, counterpoint, counterpoise, cranky, Cross, cross-grained, crosswise, cumbersome, detrimental, deviant, different, difficult, disagreeable, discordant, discrepant, discrete, disharmonious, disjoined, disparate, disproportionate, dissentient, dissident, dissimilar, dissonant, distinct, distinguished, divergent, divers, diverse, diversified, enemy, foil, foul, fractious, froward, grating, hard, harmful, headstrong, heterogeneous, hostile, hulking, hulky, immiscible, impractical, inauspicious, incompatible, incongruous, inconsistent, inconsonant, inconvenient, inharmonious, inimical, inopportune, insubordinate, intractable, inverse, irascible, irreconcilable, many, miserable, motley, multifarious, negative, nonconformist, obstinate, obstructive, obstruent, obverse, occlusive, offset, opponent, opposite, oppugnant, ornery, perverse, perversely, polar, ponderous, rebellious, recalcitrant, recusant, refractory, refutative, renunciative, renunciatory, repressive, repugnant, restive, restrictive, reverse, rigorous, rival, self-willed, separate, several, sinister, stressful, stubborn, stuffy, sulky, sullen, troublesome, troublous, trying, unconformable, uncongenial, uncooperative, unequal, unfavorable, unfortunate, unfriendly, unharmonious, unlike, unlucky, unmanageable, unpropitious, unruly, untoward, unwieldy, variant, varied, various, vice versa, wayward, wretched

Common Verb Collocations of contrary

act, appear, be, can, do, feel, find, give, have, hold, maintain, make, may, might, must, prove, run, say, see, seem, should, show, suggest, suppose, take, teach, tend, think, will, write

Common Conjunction Collocations of contrary

and, but, either, neither, nor, or, wand, yet

Lists containing contrary

Synonyms of 'adversary'
Synonyms of 'adverse'
Synonyms of 'again'
Synonyms of 'alien'
Synonyms of 'antagonistic'
Synonyms of 'anti'
Synonyms of 'antipathetic'
Synonyms of 'antipodal'
Synonyms of 'antipole'
Synonyms of 'antithesis'
Synonyms of 'antithetical'
Synonyms of 'assorted'
Synonyms of 'averse'
Synonyms of 'awkward'
Synonyms of 'bulky'
Synonyms of 'cantankerous'
Synonyms of 'captious'
Synonyms of 'choking'
Synonyms of 'clumsy'
Synonyms of 'competitive'
Synonyms of 'con'
Synonyms of 'contention'
Synonyms of 'contra'
Synonyms of 'contradictory'
Synonyms of 'contumacious'
Synonyms of 'converse'
Synonyms of 'counter'
Synonyms of 'cranky'
Synonyms of 'Cross'
Synonyms of 'crosswise'
Synonyms of 'cumbersome'
Synonyms of 'destructive'
Synonyms of 'detrimental'
Synonyms of 'different'
Synonyms of 'difficult'
Synonyms of 'disagreeable'
Synonyms of 'discordant'
Synonyms of 'discrepant'
Synonyms of 'discrete'
Synonyms of 'disharmonious'
Synonyms of 'disobedient'
Synonyms of 'disparate'
Synonyms of 'disproportionate'
Synonyms of 'dissident'
Synonyms of 'dissimilar'
Synonyms of 'dissonant'
Synonyms of 'distinct'
Synonyms of 'distinguished'
Synonyms of 'divergent'
Synonyms of 'divers'
Synonyms of 'diverse'
Synonyms of 'diversified'
Synonyms of 'enemy'
Common Adjective Collocations of anything
Common Adjective Collocations of act
Common Adjective Collocations of accepted
Common Adjective Collocations of advice
Common Adjective Collocations of agreement
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Common Adjective Collocations of advised
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Common Adjective Collocations of appearances
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Common Adjective Collocations of asserted
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Common Adjective Collocations of accepts
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Common Adjective Collocations of assailed
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Common Adjective Collocations of affirmed
Common Adjective Collocations of believe
Common Adjective Collocations of believed
Common Adjective Collocations of brings
Common Adjective Collocations of believes
Common Adjective Collocations of belongs
Common Adjective Collocations of bless
Common Adjective Collocations of blamed
Common Adjective Collocations of behaved
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Common Adjective Collocations of boasted
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Common Adjective Collocations of disapproved
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Common Noun Collocations of expressly
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