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Wednesday, 12 January 2011

Word Wednesday

I rather like the word for this week: antinomy
  • its legal meaning is "a contradiction within a law, or between laws"
  • its philosophical meaning is "a contradiction between two statements, both apparently obtained by correct reasoning"
  • it also has a general meaning - "an apparent or real opposition, contradiction, conflict, or contrast".

*Hertnon, S. 2008. From afterwit to zemblanity. Auckland:New Holland Publishers


  1. Can you site some examples? Preferably funny ones.

  2. Sadly the book doesn't have any funny examples :-/


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