Amphiboly

• (n.) Ambiguous discourse; amphibology.
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amphiboly

(from the article `logic`) ...the individuals in the class are undergoing any change. A well-known, classic example of incorrect reasoning based on an ambiguity arising from ... ...and its metaphorical, figurative, or technical employment (example: `For the past week Joan has been living on the heights of ecstasy.` `And w...
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Amphiboly

Am·phib'o·ly noun ; plural Amphibolies [ Latin amphibolia , Greek ...: confer Middle English amphibolie . See Amphibolous .] Ambiguous discourse; amphibology. « If it oracle contrary to our interest or humor, we will create an amphiboly , a double mea...
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amphiboly

amphiboly Ambiquity of speech arising from uncertain grammar.
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Amphiboly

Any fallacy arising from ambiguity of grammatical construction (as distinguished from ambiguity of single words), a premiss being accepted, or proved, on the basis of one interpretation of the grammatical construction, and then used in a way which is correct only on the basis of another interpretation of the grammatical construction. -- A.C.
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