noun see paradoxical

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  • Paradoxicalness — Paradoxical Par a*dox ic*al (p[a^]r [.a]*d[o^]ks [i^]*kal), a. 1. Of the nature of a paradox. [1913 Webster] 2. Inclined to paradoxes, or to tenets or notions contrary to received opinions. Southey. [1913 Webster] {Par a*dox ic*al*ly}, adv. {Par… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paradoxicalness — See paradoxical. * * * …   Universalium

  • paradoxicalness — noun The state or quality of being paradoxical …   Wiktionary

  • paradoxicalness — n. state of being paradoxical …   English contemporary dictionary

  • paradoxicalness — par·a·dox·i·cal·ness …   English syllables

  • paradoxicalness — noun see paradoxical …   Useful english dictionary

  • paradoxical — adjective Date: 1598 1. a. of the nature of a paradox b. inclined to paradoxes 2. not being the normal or usual kind < a paradoxical pulse > < paradoxical drug reactions > • paradoxicality noun • paradoxically …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • paradoxical — [par΄ə däk′si kəl] adj. 1. of, having the nature of, or expressing a paradox or paradoxes 2. fond of using paradoxes 3. seemingly full of contradictions paradoxically adv. paradoxicalness n. * * * See paradox. * * * …   Universalium

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