Contradiction is a statement that has opposing or conflicting ideas in it. Genrich S. Altshuller developer of TRIZ (Teoriya Resheniya Izobretatelskikh Zadatch) believed that all inventive problem solving starts with a contradiction i.e. in order to make something better, some other thing will get compromised. TRIZ identifies these contradictions and tries to solve for them.
An application-oriented question on the topic along with responses can be seen below. The best answer was provided by Rahul Arora on 18th Nov 2022.
Applause for all the respondents - M V Ramana, Gulshan Kumar, Himanshu Sharma, Rahul Arora, Dheeraj Bhardwaj, Godwin Thomas.