contradictio in adjecto
Definition of contradictio in adjecto
contradictiones in adjecto
: contradiction in terms
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of contradictio in adjecto
New Latin, literally, contradiction in what is added
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up contradictio in adjecto? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).