Pronunciation of Contrary
/kˈɒntɹəɹˌɪ/, /kˈɒntɹəɹˌɪ/, /k_ˈɒ_n_t_ɹ_ə_ɹ_ˌɪ/
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Other synonyms and related words:
foreign, argumentative, antonymic, rebel, bad, volatile, unfavorable, pugnacious, diametrical, turnaround, inauspicious, errant, inharmonious, negation, perverse, blow, remote, inappropriate, fractious, incongruous, villainous, unsuitable, opponent, perverted, unfavourable, grain, obverse, incompatible, inimical, obstreperous, reversion, irrelevant, refractory, contrapositive, Antipode, opposite word, wilful, recusant, alien, counter, repugnant, self-willed, truculent, antithesis, contumacious, froward, bellicose, depraved, polar, scrappy, willful, discrepant, antipodean, reversal, ornery, contrarious, opposition, naughty, untoward, unrepentant, antipodal, verso, unregenerate, turnabout, contrarian, antipodes, reprobate, distant, antonym, combative, black eye, Incompliant, antonymous, strange, snippy, restive, impossible, setback.
antagonistic; opposite (adjective)
counter, dissident, diametric, contumacious, hostile, conflicting, recusant, restive, obstinate, rebellious, wayward, perverse, nonconformist, reverse, antithetical, negative, balky, opposed, stubborn, anti, intractable, antipodean, inimical, unruly, froward, refractory, insubordinate, contradictory, antipodal, converse, discordant, recalcitrant, adverse, inconsistent, ornery.
diverse, unlike, nonuniform, varying, differing, divergent, contradictory, distinct, conflicting, discordant, heterogeneous, unequal, various, dissimilar, disparate, abnormal, mismated, asymmetric, incommensurable, contrasting, unmatched, unalike, mismatched, different.
finicky, cumbersome, harsh, rugged, onerous, wearisome, formidable, uphill, bothersome, thorny, burdensome, ticklish, arduous, tough, wearing, tight, laborious, toilsome, knotty, intractable, tricky, stressful, complicated, rough, cantankerous, troublesome, hard, complex, demanding, difficult, trying, wearying, grinding, oppressive, strenuous, severe, fussy, adverse.
mischievous, defiant, subversive, disloyal, anarchistic, traitorous, rebellious, intractable, ungovernable, Misbehaving, Disregardful, recalcitrant, factious, undisciplined, mutinous, treasonous, nonconformist, seditious, wayward, out of control, unmanageable, Disobeying, treacherous, unruly, disobedient, insubordinate.
mulish, Pig-headed, bovine, rigid, inflexible, inelastic, froward, refractory, obstinate, bigoted, adamant, stubborn, unyielding, resolute, restive, uncompromising, self-willed, hard-nosed, contrarious, brass-bound, bull-headed, obdurate, unbendable, pertinacious, willful, hardheaded, hidebound, tenacious.
dour, obstinate, morose, cynical, melancholy, moody, Moping, sullen, sour, cross, unfriendly, crabby, dark, grim, uncooperative, ungenial, noncooperative, glowering, scowling, petulant, unsociable, hostile, cantankerous, fretful, sulky, broody, glum, grumpy, dissociable, malevolent, grouchy, surly, frowning, long-faced, irascible, mean, beetle-browed, dejected, gloomy.
loath, uncomplying, Resisting, non-consenting, irreconcilable, squeamish, obstinate, averse, balky, disinclined, indisposed, recalcitrant, unwilling, unyielding, defiant, reluctant, unconsenting, stubborn, opposed, hesitant, uncooperative, unhelpful, noncooperative.
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