dirimens copulatio

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin, "separating connection".

Noun[edit]

dirimens copulatio

  1. (logic, rhetoric) Mentioning a balancing or opposing fact to prevent the argument from being one-sided or unqualified.

References[edit]

  • dirimens copulatio, Dictionary of poetic terms, by Jack Elliott Myers, Don C. Wukasch, University of North Texas Press, 2003, →ISBN.