Daily Archives: June 5, 2017

Paromologia

Paromologia (par-o-mo-lo’-gi-a): Conceding an argument, either jestingly and contemptuously, or to prove a more important point. A synonym for concessio.

Ok, I was wrong about the car itself, but I was not wrong about what motivated you to purchase it! Vanity and a lack of caring about how much of OUR money you spend on whatever you think YOU need. When will you realize that we’re in this together and take into consideration my point of view, my needs, my interests?

Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).

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