self-contradictory

adjective
self-con·​tra·​dic·​to·​ry | \ ˌself-ˌkän-trə-ˈdik-t(ə-)rē How to pronounce self-contradictory (audio) \

Definition of self-contradictory

: consisting of two contradictory members or parts

First Known Use of self-contradictory

1654, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of self-contradictory was in 1654

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“Self-contradictory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-contradictory. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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self-contradictory

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of self-contradictory

: having two or more parts that disagree with each other

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