contrary
noun.
a relation of direct opposition
we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true
Synonym: opposite, reverse
noun.
exact opposition
public opinion to the contrary he is not guilty
noun.
a logical relation such that two propositions are contraries if both cannot be true but both can be false
adj.
very opposed in nature or character or purpose
acts contrary to our code of ethics|the facts point to a contrary conclusion
adj.
of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true but both may be false
`hot' and `cold' are contrary terms
adj.
resistant to guidance or discipline
Mary Mary quite contrary|an obstinate child with a violent temper|a perverse mood|wayward behavior
adj.
in an opposing direction
adverse currents|a contrary wind
Synonym: adverse