paradoxical


par·a·dox·i·cal

adjective \ˌper-ə-ˈdäk-si-kəl, ˌpa-rə-\

Definition of PARADOXICAL

1
a :  of the nature of a paradox
b :  inclined to paradoxes
2
:  not being the normal or usual kind <a paradoxical pulse> <paradoxical drug reactions>
par·a·dox·i·cal·i·ty \-ˌdäk-si-ˈka-lə-tē\ noun
par·a·dox·i·cal·ly \-ˈdäk-si-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
par·a·dox·i·cal·ness \-kəl-nəs\ noun

First Known Use of PARADOXICAL

1598

Other Logic Terms

a posteriori, connotation, corollary, inference, mutually exclusive, paradox, postulate, syllogism

par·a·dox·i·cal

adjective \ˌpar-ə-ˈdäk-si-kəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PARADOXICAL

: not being the normal or usual kind <a paradoxical embolism>

Variants of PARADOXICAL

par·a·dox·i·cal also par·a·dox·ic \-sik\

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