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an·tin·o·my

 (ăn-tĭn′ə-mē)
n. pl. an·tin·o·mies
1. Contradiction or opposition, especially between two laws or rules.
2. A contradiction between principles or conclusions that seem equally necessary and reasonable; a paradox.

[Latin antinomia, from Greek antinomiā : anti-, anti- + nomos, law; see nem- in Indo-European roots.]

an′ti·nom′ic (ăn′tĭ-nŏm′ĭk) adj.

antinomy

(ænˈtɪnəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
1. opposition of one law, principle, or rule to another; contradiction within a law
2. (Philosophy) philosophy contradiction existing between two apparently indubitable propositions; paradox
[C16: from Latin antinomia, from Greek: conflict between laws, from anti- + nomos law]
antinomic adj
ˌantiˈnomically adv

an•tin•o•my

(ænˈtɪn ə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
1. opposition between one law, principle, rule, etc., and another.
2. a contradiction between two statements, both apparently obtained by correct reasoning.
[1585–95; < Latin antinomia < Greek antinomía. See anti-, -nomy]
an`ti•nom′ic (-tɪˈnɒm ɪk) an`ti•nom′i•cal, adj.

antinomia, antinomy

a real or apparent contradiction in a statute. — antinomic, antinomian, adj.
See also: Law
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antinomy - a contradiction between two statements that seem equally reasonable
contradiction in terms, contradiction - (logic) a statement that is necessarily false; "the statement `he is brave and he is not brave' is a contradiction"
Translations

antinomy

[ænˈtɪnəmɪ] Nantinomia f
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