Paradox in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Paradox

a person, thing, or situation that is strange because they have features or qualities that do not normally exist together

Examples of Paradox in a sentence

In a strange paradox, the medicine made Heather sick before it made her better. 🔊

The idea of being cruel to be kind is a paradox because cruelty is not normally associated with kindness.  🔊

By definition a paradox is two contrasting situations put together to create a provoking idea. 🔊

The fact my aunt claims to hate children but has seven kids is an interesting paradox.  🔊

While Jack loves to cook, he presents a paradox to the world by constantly making fun of male chefs on television.  🔊

Isn’t it quite the paradox that a woman is often described as being both hot and cold by her husband?  🔊

The politician’s claim that higher taxes are necessary for economic recovery is a paradox which most voters cannot understand.  🔊

While a paradox may be true, it generally sounds as if it is false.  🔊

My grandmother’s paradox is the fact she feels younger as she ages.  🔊

The popular movie is based on a time travel paradox which allows the hero to go back in time and meet his parents before he is born.  🔊

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