paradox

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  1. paradoksi

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  2. paradoksi

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paradox englanniksi

  1. An apparently self-contradictory statement, which can only be true if it is false, and vice versa.

  2. ''"This sentence is false" is a paradox.''

  3. {{quote-book|en|1962|Abraham Wolf|Textbook of Logic|page=255|url=http://books.google.com/books?id=YxM5AAAAIAAJ

  4. A counterintuitive conclusion or outcome.

  5. ''It is an interesting paradox that drinking a lot of water can often make you feel thirsty.''

  6. 1983 May 21, (w), "Radio Address - 21 May 1983|Presidential Radio Address",

  7. The most fundamental paradox is that if we're never to use force, we must be prepared to use it and to use it successfully.
  8. A claim that two apparently contradictory ideas are true.

  9. ''Not having a fashion is a fashion; that's a paradox.''

  10. {{quote-book|en|1879|S. Gilbert|W. S. Gilbert|The Complete Plays of Gilbert and Sullivan|year_published=1941|chapter=Pirates of Penzance|The Pirates of Penzance

  11. A thing involving contradictory yet interrelated elements that exist simultaneously and persist over time.Smith, W. K. and Lewis, M. W. (2011). Toward a theory of paradox: A dynamic equilibrium model of organizing. ''Academy of Management Review,'' 36, pp. 381-403 Zhang, Y., Waldman, D. A., Han, Y., and Li, X. (2015). Paradoxical leader behaviors in people management: Antecedents and consequences. ''Academy of Management Journal,'' 58, pp. 538-566

  12. A person or thing having contradictory properties.

  13. ''He is a paradox; you would not expect him in that political party.''

  14. {{quote-book|en|1999|Virginia Henley|A Year and a Day|url=http://books.google.com/books?id=N-MQrgv2djYC|page=315|isbn=0440222079

  15. An unanswerable question or difficult puzzle, particularly one which leads to a deeper truth.

  16. {{quote-book|en|1994|James Joseph Pirkl|Transgenerational Design|page=3|url=http://books.google.com/books?id=RfJOAAAAMAAJ|isbn=0442010656

  17. A statement which is difficult to believe, or which goes against general belief.

  18. {{quote-book|en|1594|William Shakespeare|The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark|section=Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark/Act 3|Act III

  19. 1615, Ralph Hamor, ''A True Discourse of the Present State of Virginia'', Richmond 1957, p. 3

  20. they contended to make that ''Maxim'', that there is no faith to be held with Infidels, a meere and absurd ''Paradox'' ....
  21. The use of counterintuitive or contradictory statements (paradoxes) in speech or writing.

  22. (quote-book)|Brief Literary Criticisms|page=40|url=http://books.google.com/books?id=fWAdAAAAMAAJ

  23. A state in which one is logically compelled to contradict oneself.

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  25. The practice of giving instructions that are opposed to the therapist's actual intent, with the intention that the client will disobey or be unable to obey.

  26. {{quote-book|en|1988|Martin Lakin|Ethical Issues in the Psychotherapies|page=103|url=http://books.google.com/books?id=LOfHuL0rRgMC|isbn=0195044460

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  28. paradoxical

  29. paradoxical (gloss)

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  31. paradoxical, awkward, adverse (gloss)