Definition: the opposite of what something or someone was thought to be
Part of Speech: Adjective
Synonym(s): averse, conflicting
Antonym(s): consistent, agreeable
1. Contrary to what my husband believes, I’ve never cheated on him.
2. Contrary to the published reviews, the film is actually an outstanding piece of work.
3. My husband’s laidback approach to guiding our children is contrary to my stern form of discipline.