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Meaning of "contrariousness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CONTRARIOUSNESS

contrariousness  [kənˈtreərɪəsnəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONTRARIOUSNESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Contrariousness is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CONTRARIOUSNESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of contrariousness in the English dictionary

The definition of contrariousness in the dictionary is the quality of being contrarious.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONTRARIOUSNESS


cariousness
ˈkɛərɪəsnəs
curiousness
ˈkjʊərɪəsnəs
deliriousness
dɪˈlɪrɪəsnəs
gloriousness
ˈɡlɔːrɪəsnəs
hilariousness
hɪˈleərɪəsnəs
imperiousness
ɪmˈpɪərɪəsnəs
incuriousness
ɪnˈkjʊərɪəsnəs
ingloriousness
ɪnˈɡlɔːrɪəsnəs
laboriousness
ləˈbɔːrɪəsnəs
meritoriousness
ˌmɛrɪˈtɔːrɪəsnəs
multifariousness
ˌmʌltɪˈfɛərɪəsnəs
mysteriousness
mɪˈstɪərɪəsnəs
opprobriousness
əˈprəʊbrɪəsnəs
penuriousness
pɪˈnjʊərɪəsnəs
spuriousness
ˈspjʊərɪəsnəs
temerariousness
ˌteməˈreərɪəsnəs
tenebriousness
təˈnebrɪəsnəs
unseriousness
ʌnˈsɪərɪəsnəs
uproariousness
ʌpˈrɔːrɪəsnəs
victoriousness
vɪkˈtɔːrɪəsnəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONTRARIOUSNESS

contrapuntally
contrapuntist
contrarian
contraries
contrarieties
contrariety
contrarily
contrariness
contrarious
contrariously
contrariwise
contrary
contrasexual
contrast
contrast medium
contrastable
contrasting
contrastive
contrastively
contrasty

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONTRARIOUSNESS

biliousness
business
carelessness
consciousness
deliciousness
deviousness
flawlessness
heedlessness
helplessness
homelessness
hopelessness
lawlessness
nervousness
preciousness
restlessness
ridiculousness
righteousness
seriousness
statelessness
unconsciousness
viciousness

Synonyms and antonyms of contrariousness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «contrariousness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONTRARIOUSNESS

Find out the translation of contrariousness to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of contrariousness from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «contrariousness» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

contrariousness
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

contrariousness
570 millions of speakers

English

contrariousness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

contrariousness
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

contrariousness
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

contrariousness
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

contrariousness
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

contrariousness
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

contrariousness
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Contrariousness
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

contrariousness
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

contrariousness
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

contrariousness
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Contrariousness
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

contrariousness
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

contrariousness
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रतिकार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

contrariousness
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

contrariousness
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

contrariousness
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

contrariousness
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

contrariousness
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

contrariousness
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

contrariousness
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

contrariousness
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

contrariousness
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of contrariousness

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTRARIOUSNESS»

The term «contrariousness» is used very little and occupies the 165.204 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTRARIOUSNESS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about contrariousness

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONTRARIOUSNESS»

Discover the use of contrariousness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to contrariousness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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XVI revelations of divine love, publ. by S. Cressy. Repr. ...
And thus I saw when we be all in peace and in love, we find no contrariousness in no manner of letting. And that contrariousness which is now in us, our Lord God of his goodness maketh it to us full profitable : for contrariousness is cause of all ...
Juliana (of Norwich.), Hugh Paulin Cressy, George Hargreave Parker, 1843
2
XVI Revelations of Divine Love: Shewed to Mother Juliana of ...
And though we be wrath, and the contrariousness that is in us be now in tribulation, disease, and woe, as falling into our blindness, and our pronity ; yet be we sure and safe by the merciful keeping of God that we perish not ; but we be not ...
Julian (of Norwich), Serenus Cressy, 1902
3
Sixteen revelations of Divine Love
And though we be wrath, and the contrariousness that is in us be now in tribulation, disease, and woe, as falling into our blindness, and our pronity ; yet be we sure and safe by the merciful keeping of God that we perish not ; but we be not ...
Julienne De Norwich, 1902
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Selections from the world's devotional classics
And thus I saw when we be all in peace and in love, we find no contrariousness in no manner of letting.27 And that contrariousness which is now in us, our Lord God of his goodness maketh it to us full profitable; for contrariousness is cause of  ...
Robert Scott, George William Gilmore, 1916
5
Showing of Love
For wrath is not else but a forwardness and a contrariousness to peace and to love. And either it comes of failing of might or of failing of wisdom or of failing of goodness, which failing is not in God, but it is on our part, for we by sin and wrath  ...
Julian (of Norwich), 2003
6
The works of Aurelius Augustine. A new tr., ed. by M. Dods
For when he asked, " How, in the case of any person who is already baptized, could there be a contrariousness in his flesh?" he intimated, of course, that in the case of unbaptized persons it is possible for the flesh to be contrary. For why insert ...
Augustine (st.), Marcus Dods, 1872
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The Works of Aurelius Augustine: A New Translation
For when he asked, " How, in the case of any person who is already baptized, could there be a contrariousness in his flesh ?" he intimated, of course, that in the case of unbaptized persons it is possible for the flesh to be contrary. For why insert ...
Saint Augustine (Bishop of Hippo.), Marcus Dods, 1872
8
Christian Mysticism: Considered in Eight Lectures Delivered ...
And thus I saw, when we be all in peace and love, we find no contrariousness, nor no manner of letting, through that contrariousness which is now in us ; nay, our Lord God of His goodness maketh it to us full profitable." No visions of hell were ...
William Ralph Inge, 1899
9
Cursor Mundi: Lines 4919-19266 of the text. 1875-6
THE JEWS WERE ANGRY AT HIS GOOD WORKS, WHICH KINDLED THEIR WICKED [The Obstinacy and Contrariousness of the Jews.] IT fir werkes fat he wroght o godo fe lues menged in fair mode, 14385 f ar-for fai consail f am omang Of er ...
Richard Morris, 1876
10
Poems and Plays
Sreavsns. Diseased nature —] The poet has here taken, from the perverseness and contrariousness of Hotspur's temper, an opportunity of raising his character, by a very rational and philosophical confutation of superstitious error. J ormsou.
William Shakespeare, Edmond Malone, James Boswell, 1821

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Contrariousness [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/contrariousness>. Feb 2020 ».
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