self-contradiction

noun self-con·tra·dic·tion \ ˌself-ˌkän-trə-ˈdik-shən \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of self-contradiction

1 : contradiction of oneself
2 : a self-contradictory statement or proposition

First Known Use of self-contradiction

1606

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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