Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: paradoxical
IPA transcription: [p,ɛɹəd'ɑksɪkəl]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: paradoxical, self-contradictory
    Meaning: seemingly contradictory but nonetheless possibly true; "it is paradoxical that standing is more tiring than walking"
Usage examples
  • They typified the paradoxical nature of the storm under the character of the giant Haokah. To him cold was heat, and heat cold; when sad he laughed, when merry groaned; the sides of his face and his eyes were of different colors and expressions; he wore horns or a forked headdress to represent the lightning, and with his hands he hurled the meteors.