Thus quaintly self-contradictory in the upper part of her face, she was hardly less at variance with established ideas of harmony in the lower.
Surely, this self-contradictory girl had perversely accomplished one contradiction more, by developing into a character which was out of all harmony with her own Christian name!
The object may be something past or future; it may be physical, not mental; it may be something abstract, like equality for example; it may be something imaginary, like a golden mountain; or it may even be something self-contradictory
, like a round square.
This is not surprising as Turkish policy calculus contains a self-contradictory
wish list: -Pretend to cooperate with the West by cheating without ISIL noticing.
Moreover, he has a long history of self-contradictory
political stances, especially those related to the US foreign policy mainly the US policies towards the Middle East and the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
The world of advertising is strangely self-contradictory
Simplicity, he says, is paradoxical, complexity unproblematic, and nothingness self-contradictory
And, he agrees with almost everyone's criticisms of our broken immigration system: It's driven by a preference for broadly defined family reunification that encourages endless ''chain immigration,'' and it is complex, opaque, incoherent and often self-contradictory
Later he added, "For CNN to sanction a column that refuses to report the name of a football team isn't just shameful and self-contradictory
, it's stupid.
I've come to realise over time that the union works self-contradictory
as a system that creates more division within Britain.
Ticked off with the way TV presenters almost slaver with excitement over polls which are at best bewilderingly inconsistent and at worst completely self-contradictory
But in truth, far from making fun of the practice, all of us, whether we are liberal or conservative, should be extremely concerned when language is used to promote an agenda in a manner that is grossly deceptive, evasive, euphemistic, confusing or self-contradictory
- especially when it has pernicious social or political consequences, and especially when it is directed at unsuspecting children in the guise of ``education.