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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, also known as an antinomy, is a logically self-contradictory statement or a statement that runs contrary to one's expectation. It is a statement...
- 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...
- A temporal paradox, time paradox, or time travel paradox is a paradox, an apparent contradiction, or logical contradiction ****ociated with the idea of...
- The paradox of tolerance states that if a society is tolerant without limit, its ability to be tolerant is eventually seized or destro**** by the intolerant...
- 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...
- Paradox Interactive AB is a video game publisher based in Stockholm, Sweden. The company started out as the video game division of Target Games and then...
- The Cloverfield Paradox is a 2018 American science fiction horror film directed by Julius Onah and written by Oren Uziel, from a story by Uziel and Doug...
- Simpson's paradox, which also goes by several other names, is a phenomenon in probability and statistics, in which a trend appears in several different...
- A paradox is a self-contradictory or counter-intuitive statement or argument. Paradox may also refer to: Paradox, New York, a hamlet near Schroon, in Es****...
- grandfather paradox is a paradox of time travel in which inconsistencies emerge through changing the past. The name comes from the paradox's common description:...
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