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Definition of Paradox

Paradox
Paradox Par`a*dox, n.; pl. Paradoxes. [F. paradoxe, L. paradoxum, fr. Gr. ?; ? beside, beyond, contrary to + ? to think, suppose, imagine. See Para-, and Dogma.] A tenet or proposition contrary to received opinion; an assertion or sentiment seemingly contradictory, or opposed to common sense; that which in appearance or terms is absurd, but yet may be true in fact. A gloss there is to color that paradox, and make it appear in show not to be altogether unreasonable. --Hooker. This was sometime a paradox, but now the time gives it proof. --Shak. Hydrostatic paradox. See under Hydrostatic.

Meaning of Paradox from wikipedia

- A paradox is a statement that, despite apparently valid reasoning from true premises, leads to an apparently-self-contradictory or logically unacceptable...
- Paradox Interactive is a Swedish video game publisher based in Stockholm. The company is best known for releasing historical strategy video games. Paradox...
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- This is a list of paradoxes, grouped thematically. The grouping is approximate, as paradoxes may fit into more than one category. This list collects only...
- The Fermi paradox, or Fermi's paradox, named after physicist Enrico Fermi, is the apparent contradiction between the lack of evidence and high probability...
- Simpson's paradox, or the Yule–Simpson effect, is a phenomenon in probability and statistics, in which a trend appears in several different groups of...
- Zeno's paradoxes are a set of philosophical problems generally thought to have been devised by Gr**** philosopher Zeno of Elea (c. 490–430 BC) to support...
- The unstoppable force paradox, also called the irresistible force paradox, shield and spear paradox, is a cl****ic paradox formulated as "What happens...
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- In philosophy and logic, the cl****ical liar paradox or liar's paradox or antinomy of the liar is the statement of a liar that he or she is lying: for...
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