The very phrase Jewish philosophy seemed to me, "in a very deep way," something of a contradiction in terms.
In the process, Republicans will need to confront a contradiction at the heart of their coalition.
Tilda Swinton is a paradox, a contradiction, a still point at which opposites converge.
“Tarzan is set up in contradiction to the idea of a lion tamer,” Boulay says.
"I think a sovereign Arab state that is demilitarized is a contradiction in terms," he explained.
It is this contradiction which bites the soul black and blue.
There can be no contradiction in life when once we know the truth.
Mrs. Ferrars, though singularly intuitive, shrank from controversy, and settled everything by contradiction and assertion.
That ought to have roused Gorman to a contradiction; but it did not.
Thou hast made us to be a contradiction to our neighbours: and our enemies have scoffed at us.
late 14c., from Old French contradiction or directly from Latin contradictionem (nominative contradictio) "a reply, objection, counterargument," noun of action from past participle stem of contradicere, in classical Latin contra dicere "to speak against," from contra "against" (see contra) + dicere "to speak" (see diction).