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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Seemingly contradictory but nonetheless possibly true.

Usage examples (39)
  • It is paradoxical that standing is more tiring than walking
  • I think the term paradoxical is more appropriate than impossible for obvious reasons, but intriguing stuff no less.
  • The meaning of the word paradoxical may indeed be made the subject of argument.
  • Medicare reform is desperately needed - it incentivizes doctors in paradoxical ways that are deleterious to patient care. for more
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