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  • quite the contrary — see ↑contrary, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑quite * * * ˌquite the ˈcontrary idiom used to emphasize that the opposite of what has been said is true • I don t find him funny at all. Quite the contrary. Mai …   Useful english dictionary

  • the contrary — UK [ˈkɒntrəri] US [ˈkɑnˌtreri] noun ★ the opposite Evidence suggests that the contrary is true. quite the contrary: I don’t disagree – quite the contrary – I think you’re absolutely right. Thesaurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • quite the contrary — index contra Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • the contrary */ — UK [ˈkɒntrərɪ] / US [ˈkɑnˌtrerɪ] noun the opposite Evidence suggests that the contrary is true. quite the contrary: I don t disagree – quite the contrary – I think you re absolutely right. • on the contrary to the contrary …   English dictionary

  • on the contrary — adverb contrary to expectations (Freq. 10) he didn t stay home; on the contrary, he went out with his friends • Syn: ↑contrarily, ↑to the contrary, ↑contrariwise • Derived from adjective: ↑contrary ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • on (or quite) the contrary — used to intensify a denial of what has just been implied or stated. → contrary …   English new terms dictionary

  • The Sacrament of Penance —     The Sacrament of Penance     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Sacrament of Penance     Penance is a sacrament of the New Law instituted by Christ in which forgiveness of sins committed after baptism is granted through the priest s absolution to… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • The Logos —     The Logos     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Logos     The word Logos is the term by which Christian theology in the Greek language designates the Word of God, or Second Person of the Blessed Trinity. Before St. John had consecrated this term… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • The Bollandists —     The Bollandists     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Bollandists     An association of ecclesiastical scholars engaged in editing the Acta Sanctorum. This work is a great hagiographical collection begun during the first years of the seventeenth… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • The Theory of Moral Sentiments — was written by Adam Smith in 1759. It provided the ethical, philosophical, psychological and methodological underpinnings to Smith s later works, including The Wealth of Nations (1776), A Treatise on Public Opulence (1764) (first published in… …   Wikipedia

  • contrary — 1. The position of the main stress has fluctuated over the centuries, and the OED notes that poets from Chaucer to Spenser and Shakespeare placed it on both the first and the second syllable according to need. In current English, the stress is… …   Modern English usage


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