1. paradox

noun. ['ˈpɛrəˌdɑːks'] (logic) a statement that contradicts itself.


  • contradiction


  • paradoxe (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • paradoxum (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word paradox

1. Noun, singular or mass
The paradox between the free form of some poetry and the rigid conventions of other types can frustrate poets.

Quotes containing the word paradox

1. I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
- Daphne Rae, Love Until It Hurts

2. In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two.
- Erich Fromm

3. You might find me outside with a can of hair spray, spraying it with the hope that the sun will burn a hole in the Earth. Another part of me hopes people will grow up and evolve and get smarter. That's the paradox of Marilyn Manson.
- Marilyn Manson