Example sentences for: paradoxes

How can you use “paradoxes” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In the New York Review of Books , Michael Wood says Wills resorted to "a bundle of rather weary paradoxes: the lost but unforgettable frontier, the wilderness which is society's favorite dream."

  • The plays share a certain puzzlelike quality; they are full of easy paradoxes and diverting logical conundrums.

  • Such paradoxes are still fun to contemplate; they still appear in some freshman textbooks.

  • That Brady was a great photographer who did not take photographs was merely the most obvious of the many paradoxes of his career.

  • It is one of the paradoxes of modern biography that Adolf Hitler, who came frighteningly close to establishing his Thousand Year Reich, has seldom been taken seriously as a political leader.


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