self-contradiction

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self-contradiction

[self-kon-truh-dik-shuhn, self-]
noun
1.
an act or instance of contradicting oneself or itself.
2.
a statement containing contradictory elements.

Origin:
1650–60

self-contradicting, adjective
self-contradictory, adjective
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Example sentences
Race was painfully complex for him, though that complexity came out at times as
  self-contradiction.
Self-contradiction and neglect of inconvenient applications.
That's an outright self-contradiction, and they correctly called you out for it.
His few attempts at concreteness tend to collapse in self-contradiction.
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