What does aporia mean?

aporia meaning in General Dictionary

A figure where speaker professes become at a loss exactly what course to follow where to begin to get rid of things to state etc

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  • A figure where speaker professes becoming confused exactly what course to follow, where to begin to get rid of, what to say, etc.

aporia meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1580s, from Latin, from Greek aporia, noun of condition from aporos (see aporetic).


aporia meaning in Philosophy Dictionary

(Gr. aporla) A theoretical difficulty or problem. -- G.R.M.


aporia meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A figure in which the presenter professes to-be baffled just what training course to follow, how to start to get rid of, what to state, etc.