Synonyms of contradiction in English:

contradiction


See definition of contradiction in terms

noun

1‘the profound contradiction between the economic and the social policies pursued by the government’

SYNONYMS
conflict, clash, disagreement, opposition, inconsistency, lack of congruence, incongruity, incongruousness, mismatch, variance
paradox, contradiction in terms
rare antinomy, aporia, antilogy
ANTONYMS

agreement

2‘the second sentence appears to be a flat contradiction of the first’

SYNONYMS
denial, refutation, rebuttal, countering, counterstatement, opposite
negation
formal gainsaying
rare confutation
ANTONYMS

confirmation, reaffirmation