Definition of paradoxical:
mistaken, incomprehensible, ambiguous, funny, incorrect, false, self-contradictory, ill-considered, ill-advised, opposed, monstrous, infatuated, conflicting, idiosyncratic, opposite, otherwise, unreasonable, edgy, anomalous, wild, at odds, surreal, strange, unreal, weird, obscure, conversely, ill-judged, to the contrary, reverse, erroneous, inconclusive, inexplicable, vice versa, chimerical.
absurd (part of speech: adjective)
- "Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom", T. W. Allies.
There are many passages in my works which I have given to the public only after some hesitation, because of their paradoxical nature; and afterwards I have experienced a pleasant surprise in finding the same opinion recorded in the works of great men who lived long ago.- "The Art of Literature", Arthur Schopenhauer.
- "Mary Wollstonecraft", Elizabeth Robins Pennell.