Similar words: contradiction, self-contradiction, in contradiction with, contradict, contradictory, in contradistinction to, contradistinction, contradictorily. Meaning: n. (logic) a statement that is necessarily false.

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1. A generous miser is a

*contradiction in terms*.2. 'Permanent revolution' is a

*contradiction in terms*.3. The idea is almost a

*contradiction in terms*.4. A 'nomad settlement' is a

*contradiction in terms*.5. Leadership without mutual trust is a

*contradiction in terms*.6. The state-imposed marketisation of the Thatcherites was a

*contradiction in terms*.7. A complaining Christian is a

*contradiction in terms*.8. It is a

*contradiction in terms*.9. A true woman is a

*contradiction in terms*.10. An angelical fiend is a

*contradiction in terms*.11. It'sounds like a

*contradiction in terms*.12. Business entertaining is a

*contradiction in terms*.13. A public service run for profit — a

*contradiction in terms*if there ever was one.14. A

*contradiction in terms*, The New River is the oldest river in the western hemisphere.15. Free verse is like free love; it is

*contradiction in terms*.16. Many people think that an honest politician is a

*contradiction in terms*.17. It is just too easy to dismiss the idea of ethical business as a

*contradiction in terms*.18. Indeed the idea of civil service leadership is a

*contradiction in terms*within a democracy.19. Clearly, an unreflective or uncritical citizenry would be highly undesirable as well as, strictly speaking, a

*contradiction in terms*.20. The problem is that there's little to offer in between; high street quality seems almost a

*contradiction in terms*.21. I shall suggest that there is a sense in which the very notion of a homosexual sensibility is a

*contradiction in terms*.22. One may say that socialist market economy is a

*contradiction in terms*.23. The most important instrument of dirigisme is subsidy, even though subsidy in a free market in a

*contradiction in terms*.24. In our business, the phrase "harmless error" is a

*contradiction in terms*.25. It is sometimes argued that a science of religion is a

*contradiction in terms*.26. A sudden snow flurry gives Nathan his first-ever view - if that is not a

*contradiction in terms*- of a white-out.27. He also dismissed Climate Justice Action's description of their tactics as a

*contradiction in terms*.28. You can't call a hedgehog cuddly – that's a

*contradiction in terms*!29. Hard , harsh (sentencedict .com), cold - hearted holiness is a

*contradiction in terms*.30. You can't call a hedgehog cuddly – that is a

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