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used in The Sound and the Fury

3 uses
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in various senses, including:
  • to say something is not true — as in "She contradicted his testimony."
  • to say something else is true when both can't be true — as in "I don't believe her. She contradicted herself as she told us what happened."
  • to be in conflict with — as in "Her assertions contradict accepted scientific principles."
  • Contradicting one another.
    2 — June 2, 1910 (10% in)
  • There were about adozen watches in the window, a dozen different hours and each with the same assertive and contradictory assurance that mine had, withoutany hands at all.
    2 — June 2, 1910 (9% in)
  • They all talked at once, their voices insistent and contradictory and impatient, making of unreality a possibility, then a probability, then an incontrovertible fact, as people will when their desires become words.
    2 — June 2, 1910 (42% in)

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