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dichotomy

noun

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someone or something with qualities or features that seem to conflict with one another
  • her outfit is a sartorial dichotomy: an elegant gown and ratty old tennis shoes

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The first known use of dichotomy was in 1610

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“Dichotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dichotomy. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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