self-contradictory


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self-con·tra·dic·tion

(sĕlf′kŏn′trə-dĭk′shən)
n.
1. The act, state, or fact of contradicting oneself.
2. An idea or statement containing contradictory elements.

self′-con′tra·dic′to·ry (-dĭk′tə-rē) adj.

self-contradictory

adj
that displays inherent contradiction
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.self-contradictory - seemingly contradictory but nonetheless possibly true; "it is paradoxical that standing is more tiring than walking"
incomprehensible, inexplicable - incapable of being explained or accounted for; "inexplicable errors"; "left the house at three in the morning for inexplicable reasons"
2.self-contradictory - in disagreementself-contradictory - in disagreement; "the figures are at odds with our findings"; "contradictory attributes of unjust justice and loving vindictiveness"- John Morley
inconsistent - displaying a lack of consistency; "inconsistent statements cannot both be true at the same time"; "inconsistent with the roadmap"
Translations

self-contradictory

[ˌselfkɒntrəˈdɪktərɪ] ADJque se contradice a sí mismo, que lleva implícita una contradicción

self-contradictory

[ˌsɛlfkɒntrəˈdɪktərɪˌs] adjcontradditorio/a
References in classic literature ?
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.
He said that AGN is an important document but the ministry of water resources in its reply has termed it self-contradictory. If it is illegal or unconstitutional then why it was being endorsed since 1991, senator Mushtaq questioned.
It began last week when Sohrab Ahmari, the op-ed editor of the New York Post, took to the journal First Things to point out what he believed was wrong much of American conservatism, a bundle of self-contradictory tics embodied, he argued, by National Review writer and dedicated Never Trumper David French.
To many, this seems self-contradictory, deliberately to cast aside present cooperation with other nations, and yet expect favourable trade deals in the future.
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Deo's counsel Aishwarya Sinha submitted, "The empanelment by the UPSC is self-contradictory and completely overlooks the eligibility and seniority of the petitioner, thus violating his right to live with dignity."
My reliable friend "Google search" reveals that a paradox is: "a seemingly absurd or self-contradictory statement or proposition that when investigated or explained may prove to be well founded or true." Another description puts it this way: "a statement or proposition that, despite sound (or apparently sound) reasoning from acceptable premises, leads to a conclusion that seems senseless, logically unacceptable, or self-contradictory.
'In fact, news report contains self-contradictory statements, as on one hand, it states that Pakistan recorded a budget deficit of Rs1 trillion during first six months of the current fiscal year while on the other hand, it states that government borrowing for financing of fiscal deficit was almost three times during first seven months of the current fiscal year.'
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"He is still engaged in self-contradictory statements like being willing to negotiate but dictating preconditions that render negotiations impossible," Sison said.