a statement that appears to be self-contradictory but may actually be true
You can't change who you are unless you want to, but whether you want to is part of who you are. Some paradox.
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A situation that would seem true or possible but at the same time is false or not possible.
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A sound logical argument leading to a logical absurdity.
Here is a paradox:

Nothing is better than a glass of beer.
A half-glass of beer is better than nothing.
Therefore, a half-glass of beer is better than a glass of beer.
by Cap'n Bullmoose November 11, 2006
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The below statement is false.
The above statement is true.
by Mr. Obvious April 12, 2004
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When you want/expect something to happen, but it never does.
Mike - "I was sure I would get a girlfriend last weekend. Sadly, it was a paradox".
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Something that is both right and wrong. Something that contradicts itself, and usu. thereby proves a thesis by refutation or instantiation.
If I went back in time and killed my mother, then I would be dead. But I would never have been able to go back in time to kill my mother if I died.
by anycon June 23, 2003
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