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paradoxical

adjective abnormal but true, absurd but true, ambiguous but true, bewildering, conflicting but true, confounding but true, contradictory but true, enigmatic but true, incompatible but true, incongruous but true, inconsissent but true, inconsonant but true
See also: debatable, disputable, impossible, inconsistent, inexplicable, ironic, problematic
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The "literal and paradoxic significations" of the unconscious are ruddered homeward as the Lacanian "Agency of the Letter" is anchored, "in the end," by an unsayable nothing--a domesticated jouissance--instead of producing a critical knowledge beyond the masculinist principle.
Indeed, continued growth of the catheter ablation industry is likely to have the paradoxic effect of increasing the use of antiarrhythmic drugs for AF, said Dr.
In addition, benzodiazepines sometimes cause a paradoxic increase in anxiety.