middle ground(redirected from Argumentum ad temperantiam)
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1. See middle distance.
2. A point of view midway between extremes: "the middle ground between news and amusement" (Roderick Anscombe).
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1. (Art Terms) another term for middle distance. See middle-distance2
2. a position of compromise between two opposing views, parties, etc
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an intermediate position, area, or recourse between two opposites or extremes; a halfway or neutral standpoint.
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