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amphibology

amphibology

noun am·phi·bol·o·gy \ˌam(p)-fə-ˈbä-lə-jē\
plural am·phi·bol·o·gies

Definition of AMPHIBOLOGY

:  a sentence or phrase (as nothing is good enough for you) that can be interpreted in more than one way

Origin of AMPHIBOLOGY

Middle English amphibologie, from Late Latin amphibologia, alteration of Latin amphibolia, from Greek, from amphibolos
First Known Use: 14th century

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