ὀξύμωρος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ὀξύς (oxús, sharp, keen, pointed) +‎ μωρός (mōrós, dull, stupid, foolish)

Adjective[edit]

ὀξύμωρος (oxúmōrosm, f (neuter ὀξύμωρον); second declension

  1. "Pointedly foolish: a witty saying, the more pointed from being paradoxical or seemingly absurd"; oxymoronic

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