Definitions for paradoxical

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. paradoxical, self-contradictory(adj)

    seemingly contradictory but nonetheless possibly true

    "it is paradoxical that standing is more tiring than walking"

Wiktionary

  1. paradoxical(Adjective)

    Having self-contradictory properties.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paradoxical(adj)

    of the nature of a paradox

  2. Paradoxical(adj)

    inclined to paradoxes, or to tenets or notions contrary to received opinions

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    It's paradoxical that you often begin to see the world in new light, and in her true colors, only when you turn away from her.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Paradoxical it may seem, but the word Impossible is telling you loud and clear: I'm Possible. Think positively of possibilities.

  3. Kedar Joshi:

    God is the ultimate philosophical questioner, the one who asks the logically paradoxical ultimate philosophical question about the nature of his own existence.

  4. Bertrand Russell:

    The point of philosophy is to start with something so simple as not to seem worth stating, and to end with something so paradoxical that no one will believe it.

  5. T. S. Eliot:

    So far as we are human, what we do must be either evil or good so far as we do evil or good, we are human and it is better, in a paradoxical way, to do evil than to do nothing at least we exist.

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