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Definition of "paradoxical" []

  • Having self-contradictory properties. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "paradoxical" in a sentence
  • "I think the term paradoxical is more appropriate than impossible for obvious reasons, but intriguing stuff no less."
  • "Medicare reform is desperately needed - it incentivizes doctors in paradoxical ways that are deleterious to patient care."
  • "I now turn to Tibetan Buddhism's account of so-called "nothingness," a concept (or non-concept?) only visible to Hegel in paradoxical and oxymoronic terms."