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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Amphibologies(0.01078 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
n : an ambiguous grammatical construction; e.g., `they are
flying planes' can mean either that someone is flying
planes or that something is flying planes [syn: amphiboly]
English → English (gcide)
Amphibology \Am`phi*bol"o*gy\ ([a^]m`f[i^]*b[-o]l"[-o]*j[y^]),
n.; pl. Amphibologies (-j[i^]z). [L. amphibologia, for
amphibolia, fr. Gr. 'amfiboli`a, with the ending -logia as if
fr. Gr. 'amfi`bolos ambiguous + lo`gos speech: cf. F.
amphibologie. See Amphiboly.]
A phrase, discourse, or proposition, susceptible of two
interpretations; and hence, of uncertain meaning. It differs
from equivocation, which arises from the twofold sense of a