contradiction in terms


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Synonyms for contradiction in terms

(logic) a statement that is necessarily false

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The concept of a Welsh Conservative Party is truly an inherent contradiction in terms.
No high art ever really was for "plain people" nor is it likely ever to be: That proposition is a contradiction in terms.
Northern style - there was a time when those two words were a contradiction in terms," he says, asking for a slap from half the country.
A Jewish-Christian dialogue relegated to the secular realm is a contradiction in terms.
Some Environmentalists See Eco-Credit Cards As a Contradiction in Terms, But They Make Money