Meaning of antinomy

an•tin•o•my

Pronunciation: (an-tin'u-mē), [key]
— pl. -mies.
  1. opposition between one law, principle, rule, etc., and another.
  2. a contradiction between two statements, both apparently obtained by correct reasoning.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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