Antinomical



opposition between one law, principle, rule, etc., and another.
Philosophy. a contradiction between two statements, both apparently obtained by correct reasoning.
noun (pl) -mies
opposition of one law, principle, or rule to another; contradiction within a law
(philosophy) contradiction existing between two apparently indubitable propositions; paradox
n.

1590s, “contradiction in the laws,” from Latin antinomia, from Greek antinomia “ambiguity in the law,” from anti- “against” (see anti-) + nomos “law” (see numismatics). As a term in logic, from 1802 (Kant).

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