Traducción de oxymoron en español:

oxymoron

oxímoron, n.

Pronunciación: /ˌɑksəˈmɔrˌɑn//ˌɒksɪˈmɔːrɒn/

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    oxímoron masculino
    • Speech was a required elective (which is, in the eyes of the high school student, one of the most contradictory oxymorons to be commonly spoken in the English language).
    • I mean, this is an oxymoron, there's nothing free about the speech today.
    • He is a man who, when he was pillaging for the Federal government, reduced the term Public Service to an oxymoron.
    • But several are exclusively concerned with the funeral trade, its absurd oxymorons - ‘the future of death’ - and its expansion into a global industry.
    • Your Honour secondly asked about the phrase, the apparent oxymoron of non-exclusive possession acts.
    • One day I sat her down to explain to her the word oxymoron and then to describe a magnificent and bucolic world of insults.
    • The idea of a light of darkness is certainly an oxymoron, certainly a contradiction in terms, and yet we find that among various mystics.
    • I have no desire to drive those two oxymorons, ‘classic rock’ and ‘young country,’ from the air.
    • In the annals of oxymorons, this has to be among the most oxymoronic.
    • If these terms sound like oxymorons, that's because they are.
    • The term native-English speaker itself can be an oxymoron sometimes.
    • An oxymoron is a combination of contradictory or incongruous words such as ‘gentle violence’.
    • Another triumph for military intelligence, the finest of all oxymorons.
    • A medley of oxymorons, contradictions, and double-standards.
    • Prisoners of hope are living, breathing oxymorons.
    • Is there a safe gun or is that an oxymoron like a safe cigarette?
    • By contrast, the very idea of false knowledge is an oxymoron.
    • The prose poem is a hybrid form, an anomaly if not a paradox or oxymoron.
    • What he has written is contemporary history, if the term is not altogether an oxymoron.
    • Yes, but it does leave a reader ever more certain that the term ‘mature male’ is an oxymoron.