opposite in nature, tendency or direction
"we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true"
"public opinion to the contrary he is not guilty"
"acts contrary to our code of ethics"
"the facts point to a contrary conclusion"
"`hot' and `cold' are contrary terms"
"Mary Mary quite contrary"
"an obstinate child with a violent temper"
"a perverse mood"
"a contrary wind"
Artificial perfumes were contrary to her tastes.
出自： C. Beaton
A passionate struggle raging between two contrary impulses.
出自： B. Bettelheim