adianoeta

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English[edit]

Examples

Rick, I'd like you to meet Colonel Strasser. He's one of the officers who has given the Third Reich the reputation it has.
- Casablanca
You'll be lucky if you can get this man to work for you.

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀδιανόητος (adianóētos, unintelligible, not understanding)

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

adianoeta (usually uncountable, plural adianoetas)

  1. (rhetoric) An expression intended to be understood one way by part of the audience and in an opposing way by another part.

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