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English definition of “self-contradictory”

self-contradictory

adjective     /ˌselfˌkɒn.trəˈdɪk.tər.i/ US  /-ˌkɑːn.trəˈdɪk.tɔːr.i/ formal
expressing one thing that is the opposite of another thing that was already said; saying two things that cannot both be correct: He is described as a Texas oil millionaire and environmentalist, which might appear to be self-contradictory.Denying and contradicting
(Definition of self-contradictory adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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