As he looked around at the moon’s surface, Aldrin’s uttered his famous oxymoron, "Magnificent desolation."
" ’Math joke’ is an oxymoron, Fishhead, like ’cafeteria food’ or ’required volunteer community service.
Laurie Halse Anderson -- The Impossible Knife of Memory
Fun math is an oxymoron.
Kiera Cass -- The Heir
…and told me exactly how to woo her because as we know from Katrina, Hassan is actually quite good at that stuff, and it worked and I loved her and she loved me and it lasted for three months, until NOV ember of tenth grade, when she finally broke up with me because she said, and I am quoting directly here, that I was both ’too smart and too dumb’ for her, which marked the beginning of Katherines having ridiculous, idiotic, and frequently oxymoronic reasons for breaking up with me.
John Green -- An Abundance of Katherines
The arm squeezes viciously around my throat, and I decide the term "angel of mercy" is an oxymoron.
Susan Ee -- Angelfall
"In literature the word ’oxymoron’ means which of the following?
Sharon M. Draper -- Out of My Mind
Simple grandeur, she thought, finding the oxymoron the perfect description of the ancient and the life going quietly on around it.
Nora Roberts -- Dark Witch
Bullhead City is a community in the oxymoronic, late-twentieth-century idiom.
Jon Krakauer -- Into the Wild
Langdon thought it sounded impossibly oxymoronic.
Dan Brown -- Angels & Demons
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This seemed either deep or deeply oxymoronic.
Sarah Dessen -- Just Listen
It is the penultimate oxymoron-a nonfactorable variable.
Dan Simmons -- Hyperion
I know that sounds like an oxymoron.
Melody Carlson -- Becoming Me
Like they say, military intelligence is an oxymoron.
Chris Kyle -- American Sniper
The phrase "a little genetic test" strikes me as an oxymoron.
Veronica Roth -- Allegiant
Why the oxymoron?
W. William Winokur -- The Perfect Game
The kind that lets you embrace those internal contradictions that make up an entire, oxymoronic, complex, complete human being.
Jay Allison, et al. -- This I Believe II
According to paranormal investigators—an oxymoron if Jeremy had ever heard one—poltergeists were generally drawn to a particular person instead of a place.