paradoxically

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  • And this, we may say paradoxically, has its being in not-being. Cited from Christian Mysticism, by William Ralph Inge
  • It is paradoxically both a very new and a relatively old or established approach.
  • Thus, paradoxically, his children were born into a higher 'status' than he had.
  • I put them paradoxically, because I did not dare to put them otherwise. Cited from Selections from Previous Works, by Samuel Butler
  • Though the film was a box-office bomb, paradoxically the song remained popular for years.
  • Paradoxically, however, this development also resulted from the increased freedom enjoyed by women.
  • Paradoxically, this great asset also became his greatest enemy in terms of form.
  • Paradoxically, over the next fifteen years the approach to inter-league matches became more professional.
  • Paradoxically, the larger the wealth of society, the larger the industrial reserve army will become.
  • It comes paradoxically only when the desire for it is gone.
  • Paradoxically it now aligned itself with the west rather than with the east.
  • Paradoxically, she had no compunctions about the amount of food she carried home for herself and her family. Cited from Slave Narratives: Georgia, Part 3, by Work Projects Administration
  • Paradoxically, those very qualities which won him friends now kept Pete from those friends. Cited from The Ridin' Kid from Powder River, by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • Paradoxically he reasoned that if his pop were alive, he would know what to do. Cited from The Ridin' Kid from Powder River, by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • Paradoxically speaking, if there is not too much of the bad money, it is just as good as the good money. Cited from Modern Economic Problems, Economics Vol. II, by Frank Albert Fetter
  • Paradoxically, the states are more independent of the Crown than the federal government and legislature.
  • Research has suggested that agriculture paradoxically allows a higher, but less healthy population for a given area.
  • It seems, paradoxically, that as systems become more different they actually become more correlated within limits.
  • France's nuclear power experience has also been one of paradoxically increasing rather than decreasing costs over time.
  • She was very tired and, paradoxically enough, it gave her one of her last remaining charms. Cited from The Vertical City, by Fannie Hurst
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Meaning of paradoxically

  • adverb In a paradoxical manner
    paradoxically, ice ages seem to occur when the sun gets hotter