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Origin of paradox
OTHER WORDS FROM paradoxpar·a·dox·i·cal, par·a·dox·al, adjectivepar·a·dox·ol·o·gy, noun
Example sentences from the Web for paradox
That was the paradox confronting the members of our annual investor roundtable when we gathered to talk about 2021.How to play the 2021 recovery, according to investing experts|matthewheimer|November 20, 2020|Fortune
One of the other things I wanted to ask about is the kinds of paradoxes you highlight here—how you end up with the Milgram-Nixon syndrome.Capitalism must be saved by capitalists, argue these pioneering ESG investors|kdunn6|November 15, 2020|Fortune
After all, even the physicists behind the efforts didn’t expect to resolve the information paradox without a full quantum theory of gravity.
So it would seem as though the information paradox has been overcome.
This instant connection between distant particles doesn’t cause paradoxes because it can’t be used to signal from one to the other.Quantum Tunnels Show How Particles Can Break the Speed of Light|Natalie Wolchover|October 20, 2020|Quanta Magazine
British Dictionary definitions for paradox
Derived forms of paradoxparadoxical, adjectiveparadoxically, adverb
Word Origin for paradox
Medical definitions for paradox
Other words from paradoxpar′a•dox′i•cal adj.
Cultural definitions for paradox
A statement that seems contradictory or absurd but is actually valid or true. According to one proverbial paradox, we must sometimes be cruel in order to be kind. Another form of paradox is a statement that truly is contradictory and yet follows logically from other statements that do not seem open to objection. If someone says, “I am lying,” for example, and we assume that his statement is true, it must be false. The paradox is that the statement “I am lying” is false if it is true.