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antilogy

[an-til-uh-jee]
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noun, plural an·til·o·gies.
  1. a contradiction in terms or ideas.

Origin of antilogy

First recorded in 1605–15, antilogy is from the Greek word antilogía controversy, discussion. See anti-, -logy
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British Dictionary definitions for antilogy

antilogy

noun plural -gies
  1. a contradiction in terms

Word Origin

C17: from Greek antilogia
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