Monday, December 30, 2013

Paradox

Paradox [ PAR-uh’-doks ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. one that is self-contradictory or absurd, yet true
2. one that exhibits contradictory qualities
3. an assertion that contradicts itself or may seem to do so although it has been deduced or based on logic
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 Her writings were a paradox which swayed between two extremes like a pendulum.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 It is a tragic paradox that people who have exceptional educational skills should be without avenues for upward social and economic mobility.