A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles
APORIA
[noun]
1. Rhetorical: a figure of speech in which the speaker expresses or purports to be in doubt about a question.
2. Philosophy: an insoluble contradiction or paradox in a text’s meanings; puzzlement occasioned by the raising of philosophical objections without any proffered solutions.
Etymology: from Ancient Greek ἀπορία, “impasse, difficulty of passing, lack of resources, puzzlement, a state of being at loss”.
[Naoto Hattori]

APORIA

[noun]

1. Rhetorical: a figure of speech in which the speaker expresses or purports to be in doubt about a question.

2. Philosophy: an insoluble contradiction or paradox in a text’s meanings; puzzlement occasioned by the raising of philosophical objections without any proffered solutions.

Etymology: from Ancient Greek ἀπορία, “impasse, difficulty of passing, lack of resources, puzzlement, a state of being at loss”.

[Naoto Hattori]

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