Definition of antinomy in English:

antinomy

Pronunciation /anˈtinəmē/ /ænˈtɪnəmi/

nounantinomies

  • A contradiction between two beliefs or conclusions that are in themselves reasonable; a paradox.

    • ‘there are not many short novels capable of accommodating bewildering antinomies’
    contradiction, contradiction in terms, self-contradiction, inconsistency, incongruity, anomaly, conflict

Origin

Late 16th century (in the sense ‘a conflict between two laws’): from Latin antinomia, from Greek, from anti ‘against’ + nomos ‘law’.