Definition of Amphibolous. Meaning of Amphibolous. Synonyms of Amphibolous

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Definition of Amphibolous

Amphibolous
Amphibolous Am*phib"o*lous, a. [L. amphibolus, Gr. ? thrown about, doubtful. See Amphibole.] 1. Ambiguous; doubtful. [Obs.] Never was there such an amphibolous quarrel -- both parties declaring themselves for the king. --Howell. 2. (Logic) Capable of two meanings. An amphibolous sentence is one that is capable of two meanings, not from the double sense of any of the words, but from its admitting of a double construction; e. g., ``The duke yet lives that Henry shall depose.' --Whately.

Meaning of Amphibolous from wikipedia

- Syntactic ambiguity, also called structural ambiguity, amphiboly or amphibology, is a situation where a sentence may be interpreted in more than one way...
- (blêma) ametabolic, ametabolism, amphibole, amphibolic, amphibolite, amphibolous, amphiboly, anabolic, anabolism, astrobleme, ball, ballism, ballista...
- internal senses in Latin, Arabic, and Hebrew philosophical texts (1935) The amphibolous terms in Aristotle, Arabic philosophy, and Maimonides (1938) Solomon...
- (blêma) ametabolic, ametabolism, amphibole, amphibolic, amphibolite, amphibolous, amphiboly, anabolic, anabolism, astrobleme, ball, ballism, ballista...
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