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Princeton's WordNet

  1. paradoxical, self-contradictoryadjective

    seemingly contradictory but nonetheless possibly true

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

  2. at odds(p), conflicting, contradictory, self-contradictoryadjective

    in disagreement

    "the figures are at odds with our findings"; "contradictory attributes of unjust justice and loving vindictiveness"- John Morley


  1. self-contradictoryadjective

    Of statements that contradict themselves, ultimately logically corrupting the statement.

    The statement "We agree to disagree on everything" is self-contradictory.


  1. self-contradictory

    Self-contradictory refers to a statement, argument, or concept that inherently contradicts itself, presenting a logical inconsistency. It is when a thing or situation is marked by a fundamental incongruity where the elements presented defy consistency or coherence with each other. This could refer to actions that are at odds with stated beliefs, positions that imply the opposite of what they affirm, or any form of self-refuting statement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Self-contradictoryadjective

    contradicting one's self or itself

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of self-contradictory in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of self-contradictory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Translations for self-contradictory

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  • selbst widersprüchlichGerman
  • sisäisesti, ristiriitainenFinnish
  • [[自己撞着]]の, [[自己矛盾]]したJapanese

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