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 Dictionary entry overview: What does paradoxical mean? 

PARADOXICAL (adjective)
  The adjective PARADOXICAL has 1 sense:

1. seemingly contradictory but nonetheless possibly true

  Familiarity information: PARADOXICAL used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

PARADOXICAL (adjective)

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Seemingly contradictory but nonetheless possibly true


paradoxical; self-contradictory

Context example:

it is paradoxical that standing is more tiring than walking


incomprehensible; inexplicable (incapable of being explained or accounted for)

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