How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"contra" (against) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
In this sense, "contra" is a word added to another word to make a new word.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "against" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|The idea directly contradicts itself.|
|This is a list of previously controversial issues amongst editors.|