Complete Definition of "aporia"

English
Etymology
Greek aporia < aporos, impassable: a (without) + poros (passage)
Noun
aporia (plural: aporiae)

#a figure of speech in which the speaker pauses rhetorically to express uncertainty or doubt as to how to proceed: How can I describe the beauty of the desert?.
#An insoluble contradiction in a text's meaning.
#Any kind of logical impasse suggested by a text or speaker.

Synonyms
impasse, paradox, contradiction

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