a logical paradox that results from consideration of statements of the form “This statement is false.” If the statement is true, then it is false, whereas if it is false, then it is true.
(logic) the paradox that this statement is false is true only if it is false and false only if it is true: attributed to Epimenides the Cretan in the form all Cretans are liars
[lahy-uh] /ˈlaɪ ə/ noun, Douay Bible. 1. (def 1). /ˈlaɪəs/ noun 1. the lowest series of rocks of the Jurassic system
[lahy-a-tris, lahy-uh-] /laɪˈæ trɪs, ˈlaɪ ə-/ noun 1. any of various composite plants of the genus Liatris, native to North America, having long spikes of purplish flowers. /laɪˈætrɪs/ noun 1. See blazing star (sense 2)
[lib] /lɪb/ noun, Informal. 1. (def 2): women’s lib; gay lib. 2. a . 1. . 1. . 1. . 2. . /lɪb/ noun 1. (informal, sometimes derogatory) short for liberation (sense 2) abbreviation 1. librarian 2. library abbreviation 1. Liberal n. 1969, American English, shortening of liberation, used with possessives, originally in Women’s Lib. […]
[lahy-bey-shuh n] /laɪˈbeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. a pouring out of wine or other liquid in honor of a deity. 2. the liquid poured out. 3. Often Facetious. /laɪˈbeɪʃən/ noun 1. 2. generally (facetious) an alcoholic drink n. late 14c., “pouring out of wine in honor of a god,” from Latin libationem (nominative libatio) “a drink […]