self-contradiction

[self-kon-truh-dik-shuh n, self-]

noun

an act or instance of contradicting oneself or itself.
a statement containing contradictory elements.

Origin of self-contradiction

First recorded in 1650–60
Related formsself-con·tra·dict·ing, adjectiveself-con·tra·dic·to·ry, adjective
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