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Oxymoron word meaning and definition

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Meaning and definition for "oxymoron" word

[noun] conjoining contradictory terms (as in `deafening silence')
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\Ox`y*mo"ron\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ???, fr. ??? pointedly foolish; ??? sharp + ??? foolish.] (Rhet.) A figure in which an epithet of a contrary signification is added to a word; e. g., cruel kindness; laborious idleness.

See also: figure | figure of speech | image | trope |

Related terms: absurdity, ambiguity, asymmetry, crux, disproportion, equivocality, heterodoxy, impossibility, impossible, impossibleness, incoherence, incommensurability, incompatibility, incongruity, inconsistency, irony, no chance, nonconformity, puzzle, unorthodoxy, what cannot be, what cannot happen

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Let's analyse "oxymoron" as pure text. This string has Eight letters in Four syllables and Three vowels (In our algorithm Y is not counted as vowel, but in English language, sometimes it sounds like one). 37.5% of vowels is 1.1% less then average English word. Written in backwards: NOROMYXO. Average typing speed for these characters is 2000 milliseconds. [info]

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Numerology

Hearts desire number calculated from vowels: oxymoron: 6 + 6 + 6 = 18, reduced: 9 (or 7 if Y is vowel too). and the final result is Nine.
Destiny number calculated from all letters: oxymoron: 6 + 6 + 7 + 4 + 6 + 9 + 6 + 5 = 49, reduced: 4, and the final result is Four.

Tarot cards

Letter Num. Tarot c. Intensity Meaning
M (1) 13 Death Creator, Developer, Builder
N (1) 14 Temperance Healer, Wise, Survivor, Crafty
O (3) 15 Devil Optimist, Gamesman, Marketer, Hunter
R (1) 18 Moon Patient, Determined, Strong
X (1) 24 Queen of Wands Dependent, Caring, Sensual, Loving
Y (1) 25 Knight of Wands Brave, Daring, Bold, Charismatic, Brash

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