contradictio

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EtymologyEdit

From contrādīcō ‎(I speak against; contradict), from contrā ‎(against) + dīcō ‎(I say, speak).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

contrādictiō f ‎(genitive contrādictiōnis); third declension

  1. The act of contradicting.
  2. A reply, answer, objection, counterargument, contradiction; opposition.
    Ex contradictione quodlibet.[1]
    From a contradiction anything [follows]:  \neg C \rightarrow (C \rightarrow Q) .

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative contrādictiō contrādictiōnēs
genitive contrādictiōnis contrādictiōnum
dative contrādictiōnī contrādictiōnibus
accusative contrādictiōnem contrādictiōnēs
ablative contrādictiōne contrādictiōnibus
vocative contrādictiō contrādictiōnēs

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ReferencesEdit

  • contradictio” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
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