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A Contradiction is a statement that cannot be a true statement.



  • (Wikipedia, 2015) ⇒ Retrieved:2015-5-8.
    • … By extension, outside of classical logic, one can speak of contradictions between actions when one presumes that their motives contradict each other.

    • (uncountable) The act of contradicting.
      • His contradiction of the proposal was very interesting.
    • (countable) A statement that contradicts itself, i.e., a statement that makes a claim that the same thing is true and that it is false at the same time and in the same senses of the terms.
      • There is a contradiction in Clarence Page's statement that a woman should have the right to choose and decide for herself whether to have an abortion, and at the same time she should not have that right.
      • There is a contradiction in what you say - she can't be both married and single.
    • (countable) a logical incompatibility among two or more elements or propositions
      • Marx believed that the contradictions of capitalism would lead to socialism.
    • (logic, countable) A proposition that is false for all values of its variables.