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paradoxical 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˌparəˈdäksikəl/,
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Seemingly absurd or self-contradictory,
  1. Seemingly absurd or self-contradictory
    • - by glorifying the acts of violence they achieve the paradoxical effect of making them trivial

  1. seemingly contradictory but nonetheless possibly true; "it is paradoxical that standing is more tiring than walking"
  2. (paradoxically) in a paradoxical manner; "paradoxically, ice ages seem to occur when the sun gets hotter"
  3. (paradox) (logic) a statement that contradicts itself; "`I always lie' is a paradox because if it is true it must be false"
  4. (Paradoxicalness) A paradox is a true statement or group of statements that leads to a contradiction or a situation which defies intuition. The term is also used for an apparent contradiction that actually expresses a non-dual truth (cf. kōan, Catuskoti). ...
  5. PARADOX (PDX) is a warez/demo group; an anonymous group of software engineers that devise ways to defeat software and video game licensing protections, a process known as cracking, which is illegal in most jurisdictions. ...
  6. (Paradox (album)) Paradox is an album by John Kay and Steppenwolf, released in 1984 (see 1984 in music). It was originally released only in Canada and Australia.
  7. (Paradox (artist)) Paradox is the pseudonym of Dev Pandya, a producer from the UK who has in recent years championed a new sub-genre of drum & bass known as drumfunk, which focuses on either finding obscure breakbeats or re-sampling much used drum & bass breakbeats from their original source and ...
  8. (Paradox (band)) Paradox was a Canadian band formed in the 1980's by singer/guitarist Sylvain Cossette. The band's best known lineup featured Sylvain on vocals, Francois Cossette (guitar), Denis Lavigne (drums), and Jean-Francois Houle (bass). The band broke up in 1991.
  9. (Paradox (British band)) Paradox is an English indie-rock band, originating in the small village of Woodplumpton, Lancashire, England. ...
  10. Having self-contradictory properties
  11. (Paradox) a statement, doctrine or expression seemingly absurd or contradictory to common notions or to what would naturally be believed, but in fact is really true.
  12. (paradox) a statement that appears to contradict itself, suggesting a solution which is actually impossible
  13. (Paradox) A statement that initially appears to be contradictory but then, on closer inspection, turns out to make sense. For example, "Death, thou shalt die."
  14. (Paradox) A statement or situation containing apparently contradictory or incompatible elements, a figure of speech in which an apparently self-contradictory statement is nevertheless found to be true.
  15. (paradox) an assertion seemingly opposed to common sense, but that may yet have some truth in it.
  16. (paradox) paradoja (a conclusion contrary to what the audience has been led to expect; a statement or proposition which on the face of it seems self-contradictory, absurd or at variance with common sense, but on investigation may prove to be well-founded -- "vivo sin vivir en mí ... ...
  17. (Paradox) Statement or sentiment that appears contradictory to common sense yet is true in fact. Examples of paradox are "mobilization for peace" and "a well-known secret agent."
  18. (paradox) (GK 'beside/beyond opinion') Originally a paradox was merely a view which contradicted accepted opinion. By round about the middle of the 16th c. ...
  19. (Paradox) apparently self-contradictory statement, the underlying meaning of which is revealed only by careful scrutiny. The purpose of a paradox is to arrest attention and provoke fresh thought. The statement "Less is more" is an example. ...
  20. (paradox) a statement that seems contradictory, unbelievable, or absurd but that may be true in fact. For example, the Puritans created a theocracy in order to provide a unified and stable community in Salem. ...
  21. (PARADOX) A statement that seems to be the opposite of the truth or of common sense and yet is perhaps true.
  22. (Paradox) A statement that seems self-contradictory but is nevertheless true
  23. (paradox) (n) - seeming contradiction
  24. (PARADOX) That which is true, but not conventionally logical: for example, that a virgin could bear a Son and yet remain a virgin, as did Mary; or that God can be One, yet three Persons. ...
  25. (Paradox) A barrel boring system invented by G V Fosbery to allow use as an ordinary shotgun and also to be able to fire a single projectile with reasonable accuracy approaching that of a rifle. The barrel is smoothbore for most of its length. ...