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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English, from Old French contrarious, from Late Latin contrāriōsus.

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contrarious (comparative more contrarious, superlative most contrarious)

  1. (archaic, of persons) Tending to counter, oppose, resist, argue.
  2. (archaic, of things) Harmful, vexatious.

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contrarious m (oblique and nominative feminine singular contrariouse)

  1. maddening; irritating
  2. angry; angered

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