noun, plural an·tin·o·mies.
- antinuclear antibody,
- antinuclear factor
Origin of antinomy
Examples from the Web for antinomy
The thesis of this first antinomy runs directly counter to admitted facts.A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'|Norman Kemp Smith
And with this result we might, if we chose, take leave of the first antinomy.
The solution of the antinomy is that neither alternative is true.
For here we transfer the antinomy from thought to conduct; from inner perception to one Being's actual experience.Preaching and Paganism|Albert Parker Fitch
After having set forth the antinomy we have called Richard's antinomy, he gives its explanation.
noun plural -mies
Word Origin for antinomy
1590s, "contradiction in the laws," from Latin antinomia, from Greek antinomia "ambiguity in the law," from anti- "against" (see anti-) + nomos "law" (see numismatics). As a term in logic, from 1802 (Kant).