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Dictionary entry overview: What does paradox mean?
• PARADOX (noun)
The noun PARADOX has 1 sense:
1. (logic) a statement that contradicts itself
Familiarity information: PARADOX used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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(logic) a statement that contradicts itself
Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
'I always lie' is a paradox because if it is true it must be false
Hypernyms ("paradox" is a kind of...):
logic (the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference)
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