English translation of 'Paradox'
'Paradox' in Other Languages
British English: paradoxical ADJECTIVE
If something is paradoxical, it involves two facts or qualities which seem to contradict each other.
Some sedatives produce the paradoxical effect of making the person more anxious.
British English: paradox NOUN
You describe a situation as a paradox when it involves two or more facts or qualities which seem to contradict each other.
The paradox is that the region's most dynamic economies have the most primitive financial systems.
Translation of Paradox from the Collins German to English Dictionary