self-contradictory

  • 1 Self-contradictory — Self con tra*dict o*ry, a. Contradicting one s self or itself. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 self-contradictory — index illogical, impossible Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 self-contradictory — ADJ GRADED If you say or write something that is self contradictory, you make two statements which cannot both be true. He is notorious for making unexpected, often self contradictory, comments …

    English dictionary

  • 4 self-contradictory — adjective Of statements that contradict themselves, ultimately logically corrupting the statement. The statement We agree to disagree on everything is self contradictory. Ant: self consistent …

    Wiktionary

  • 5 self-contradictory — self contra dictory adj containing two opposite statements or ideas that cannot both be true …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 self-contradictory — adjective 1. in disagreement the figures are at odds with our findings contradictory attributes of unjust justice and loving vindictiveness John Morley • Syn: ↑at odds, ↑conflicting, ↑contradictory • Similar to: ↑inconsistent …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 7 self-contradictory — Synonyms and related words: aberrant, abnormal, abroad, absonant, absurd, adrift, all abroad, all off, all wrong, ambiguous, ambivalent, amiss, anomalous, antinomic, askew, astray, at fault, awry, barred, beside the mark, closed out,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 8 self-contradictory — adjective Date: 1657 consisting of two contradictory members or parts …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9 self-contradictory — See self contradiction. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 10 self-contradictory — adjective containing two opposite statements or ideas that cannot both be true …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 self-contradiction — self contradicting, adj. self contradictory, adj. /self kon treuh dik sheuhn, self /, n. 1. an act or instance of contradicting oneself or itself. 2. a statement containing contradictory elements. [1650 60] * * * …

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  • 12 Self-repugnant — Self re*pug nant, a. Self contradictory; inconsistent. Brougham. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 self-contradiction — [self′kän΄trə dik′shən] n. 1. contradiction of oneself or itself 2. any statement or idea containing elements that contradict each other self contradictory adj …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 Self-evidence — In epistemology (theory of knowledge), a self evident proposition is one that is known to be true by understanding its meaning without proof.Some epistemologists deny that any proposition can be self evident. For most others, the belief that… …

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  • 15 self-repugnant — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : inconsistent, self contradictory * * * self repugˈnant adjective 1. Self contradictory 2. Inconsistent • • • Main Entry: ↑self …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 16 contradictory — Synonyms and related words: abjuratory, abnegative, absonant, adversary, adversative, adverse, adversive, alien, ambiguous, ambivalent, antagonistic, anti, antipathetic, antipodal, antipode, antipodean, antipole, antithesis, antithetic,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 self-contradiction — /ˌsɛlf kɒntrəˈdɪkʃən/ (say .self kontruh dikshuhn) noun 1. the act or fact of contradicting oneself or itself. 2. a statement containing contradictory elements. –self contradictory, adjective …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 self-con·tra·dic·to·ry — /ˌsɛlfˌkɑːntrəˈdıktəri/ adj : having two or more parts that disagree with each other Your argument is self contradictory. a self contradictory statement …

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  • 19 contradictory — adjective two statements, beliefs etc that are contradictory, are different and therefore cannot both be true: The witnesses gave two completely contradictory accounts. see also: self contradictory …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 self-contradiction — noun inconsistency between aspects or parts of a whole. Derivatives self contradicting adjective self contradictory adjective …

    English new terms dictionary