[ an-tuh-nohm ]
/ ˈæn təˌnoʊm /
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something that is contradictory or opposite to another; a logical contradiction.
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Origin of antinome
First recorded in 1860–65; anti- + Greek nómos “usage, law, custom”
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