- having the nature of a paradox; self-contradictory.
- Medicine/Medical. not being the normal or usual kind: Stimulants are a paradoxical, albeit effective, medication used for certain forms of hyperactivity.
Origin of paradoxical
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Examples from the Web for paradoxicality
She was silent at the unconscious rebuke, profoundly stirred by the paradoxicality of the situation.Thirty
Howard Vincent O'Brien
Word Origin and History for paradoxicality
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