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OXYMORON. The word oxymoron is derived from the Greek for  pointedly foolish  ( oxys = sharp/keen and moros = foolish). . Great Depression Jumbo shrimp Cruel to be kind Clearly confused Act naturally Deafening silence Definitely maybe. Examples of Oxymorons. Living dead

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oxymoron

OXYMORON

The word oxymoron is derived from the Greek for pointedly foolish (oxys = sharp/keen and

moros = foolish).

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Great Depression

  • Jumbo shrimp
  • Cruel to be kind
  • Clearly confused
  • Act naturally

Deafening silence

Definitely maybe

examples of oxymorons
Examples of Oxymorons
  • Living dead
  • Big sip
  • Original copy
  • Bittersweet
  • Sweet sorrow
  • Grim smile
  • spendthrift
oxymoron examples
Oxymoron Examples
  • Act naturally
  • Almost exactly
  • Clearly misunderstood
  • Passive aggressive
  • Small crowd
  • Minor catastrophe
  • Good grief
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