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a·po·ri·a

 (ə-pôr′ē-ə)
n.
1. A figure of speech in which the speaker expresses or purports to be in doubt about a question.
2. An insoluble contradiction or paradox in a text's meanings.

[Greek aporiā, difficulty of passing, from aporos, impassable : a-, without; see a-1 + poros, passage; see per- in Indo-European roots.]
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aporia

(əˈpɔːrɪə)
n
1. (Rhetoric) rhetoric a doubt, real or professed, about what to do or say
2. (Philosophy) philosophy puzzlement occasioned by the raising of philosophical objections without any proffered solutions, esp in the works of Socrates
[C16: from Greek, literally: a state of being at a loss]
aporetic adj
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aporia

The expression of doubt about what to say or do.
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