Noun(1) conjoining contradictory terms (as in `deafening silence'
(1) The prose poem is a hybrid form, an anomaly if not a paradox or oxymoron .(2) I mean, this is an oxymoron , there's nothing free about the speech today.(3) Is there a safe gun or is that an oxymoron like a safe cigarette?(4) Yes, but it does leave a reader ever more certain that the term ‘mature male’ is an oxymoron .(5) The idea of a light of darkness is certainly an oxymoron , certainly a contradiction in terms, and yet we find that among various mystics.(6) One day I sat her down to explain to her the word oxymoron and then to describe a magnificent and bucolic world of insults.(7) He is a man who, when he was pillaging for the Federal government, reduced the term Public Service to an oxymoron .(8) What he has written is contemporary history, if the term is not altogether an oxymoron .(9) Your Honour secondly asked about the phrase, the apparent oxymoron of non-exclusive possession acts.(10) By contrast, the very idea of false knowledge is an oxymoron .(11) The term native-English speaker itself can be an oxymoron sometimes.(12) An oxymoron is a combination of contradictory or incongruous words such as ‘gentle violence’.(13) Prisoners of hope are living, breathing oxymorons .(14) This might sound oxymoronic , but the fact is relaxation has turned into an aggressive sport.(15) ‘Visual Music’ is not as oxymoronic as its title suggests.(16) A medley of oxymorons , contradictions, and double-standards.
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