Contrary in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Contrary

not compatible with a position or nature; in opposition

Examples of Contrary in a sentence

Contrary to my political rival’s statement, the data reveals crime has not increased in this country.  🔊

Everyone knows the act of lying would be contrary to the priest’s nature.  🔊

Since the racist group wanted to share a message that was contrary to the ideas of the peace convention, it wasn’t invited to the gathering.  🔊

Rick’s desire to have children is contrary to mine so I don’t think he and I should get married.  🔊

Contrary to her happy coworkers, Anne hates her job.  🔊

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