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May 21, 2022

Word of the Day: Paradox

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Word of the Day : May 21, 2022

paradox \PAIR-uh-dahks\ noun

What It Means

Paradox refers to a statement that is seemingly contradictory or opposed to common sense and yet is perhaps true. It can also refer to something or someone having seemingly contradictory qualities or phases.

// The statement "less is more" is a common paradox.

// It is a paradox that computers need time-consuming updates so often since they are meant to save people time.

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Aired May 21, 2022

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