contradictor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin contrādictor.

Noun[edit]

contradictor (plural contradictors)

  1. Alternative form of contradicter
    • 1980, Stephen King, The Mist:
      “That was in Casco,” his wife contradicted immediately. She spoke in the unmistakable tones of a veteran contradictor.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

contrādictor m (genitive contrādictōris); third declension

  1. Someone who replies or objects; opponent.

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative contrādictor contrādictōrēs
Genitive contrādictōris contrādictōrum
Dative contrādictōrī contrādictōribus
Accusative contrādictōrem contrādictōrēs
Ablative contrādictōre contrādictōribus
Vocative contrādictor contrādictōrēs

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin contrādictor.

Adjective[edit]

contradictor (feminine contradictora, masculine plural contradictores, feminine plural contradictoras)

  1. contradictory
    • 2015 July 31, “La ‘Colección Mexicana’ en Chile: una historia de solidaridad”, in El País[1]:
      El espíritu contradictor, el uso de nuevos y variados ingredientes, texturas y colores para crear formas desafiantes, figuras inéditas o ambientes cotidianos pero redescubiertos, o el expresionismo abstracto como significado, fueron algunas de las aportaciones fundamentales de esta riada de pintores, por nacimiento o por elección, mexicanos.
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Noun[edit]

contradictor m (plural contradictores, feminine contradictora, feminine plural contradictoras)

  1. contradicter

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