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paradox

noun

1 paradox

logic A statement that contradicts itself.

Roget 519: unintelligibility; incomprehensibility, imperspicuity; inconceivableness, vagueness etc. adj.; obscurity; ambiguity etc. 520; doubtful meaning; uncertainty etc. ... show more

Roget 533: secret; dead secret, profound secret; arcanum, mystery; latency etc. 526; Asian mystery; sealed book, secrets of the prison house; le desous des cartes [Fr.].    enigma, riddle, ... show more

Roget 704: difficulty; hardness etc. adj.; impracticability etc. (impossibility) 471; tough work, hard work, uphill work; hard task, Herculean task, ... show more

Roget 497: absurdity, absurdness etc. adj.; imbecility etc. 499; alogy, nonsense, utter nonsense; paradox, inconsistency; stultiloquy, ... show more

Dutch: tegenspraak, tegenstrijdigheid, antinomie, paradox
Polish: paradoksalność, paradoks




Moby thesaurus: Gordian knot, absurdity, ambiguity, ambivalence, antinomy, asymmetry, contradiction, crux, dilemma, disproportion, disproportionateness, enigma, equivocality, equivocation, heresy, heterodoxy, heterogeneity, hopelessness, impossibility, impossible ... show more.

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