Words That Are Their Own Opposites: More Mental Floss


Ready to do some trimming?

We’ve talked about self-contradictory words — known as “contronyms” (or “contranyms” and a variety of other aliases) — here before, but I’ve rounded up a selection of 14 of the best at Mental Floss.


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