A figure of speech in which two words with opposing meanings are used together intentionally for effect.
A condition in which things tend to be contrary to each other; inconsistency; discrepancy
Nonsense is defined as words that have no actual meaning, behavior that is silly and foolish or is a word used to express disagreement.
The definition of absurdity is something that is ridiculous or impossible.
The definition of ambiguity is a word or sentence that is not clear about the intention or meaning.
Departure from the regular arrangement, general rule, or usual method; abnormality
A perplexing speech or text; a riddle.
A novel, story, or play involving such an event, esp. one involving a crime and the gradual discovery of who committed it
Contradiction or opposition, especially between two laws or rules.
The difference between a computed or estimated result and the actual value, as in mathematics
An error or fault resulting from defective judgment, deficient knowledge, or carelessness.
Find another word for paradox. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for paradox, like: oxymoron, contradiction, nonsense, absurdity, ambiguity, dualism, myth, anomaly, enigma, fallacy and irony.