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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A contradiction in terms or ideas.

Usage examples (3)
  • Blind Justice is by nature an antilogy
  • Antinomy, literally counter-law, means opposition in principle or antagonism in relation, just as contradiction or antilogy indicates opposition or discrepancy in speech.
  • The list goes on and on: contranym, contronym, autoantonym, self-antonym, antagonym, antilogy, Janus word, and most thrillingly enantiodrome. for more
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