in a Sentence
Definition of Contrarian
a person who rejects the majority and takes an opposing view
Examples of Contrarian in a sentence
The politician took a contrarian stance and opposed the bill supported by most of the members of his party.
A contrarian at heart, Emma likes to vote against the majority any chance she gets.
Because of his contrarian view on the war, the man refused to go to war for his country.
Though most people thought slavery was okay, the couple held a contrarian stance and helped slaves escape to the north.
The contrarian investors usually buy stocks that other people are getting rid of.
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