Con`tra*ri"e*ty (?) n.; pl. Contrarieties (#). [L. contrarietas: cf. F. contrari'et'e.]
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.
Something which is contrary to, or inconsistent with, something else; an inconsistency.
How can these contrarieties agree?
Syn. -- Inconsistency; discrepancy; repugnance.
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