antinomic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

antinomy +‎ -ic

Adjective[edit]

antinomic (comparative more antinomic, superlative most antinomic)

  1. Exhibiting or pertaining to antinomy; contradictory.
    • 2007 November 3, Jim Dwyer, “A Prosecution Goes Bad, and a Judge Lets Loose”, New York Times:
      Their reasoning, the judge wrote, was that it would be antinomic for the F.B.I., charged with fighting crime, to employ as an informer a murderer as vicious and prolific as Greg Scarpa.