Antinomy meaning

ăn-tĭnə-mē
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Contradiction or opposition, especially between two laws or rules.
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A contradiction between principles or conclusions that seem equally necessary and reasonable; a paradox.
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The opposition of one law, regulation, etc. to another.
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A contradiction or inconsistency between two apparently reasonable principles or laws, or between conclusions drawn from them.
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An apparent contradiction between valid conclusions; a paradox.
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Origin of antinomy

  • Latin antinomia from Greek antinomiā anti- anti- nomos law nem- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek ἀντί (anti, “against”) + νόμος (nomos, “custom, law”). Surface analysis anti- (“opposite”) +‎ -nomy (“law”)

    From Wiktionary