amphibolia


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amphibolia

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An obsolete term for a state of prognostic uncertainty.
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Such ambiguity, constitutive of amphibolia, is not merely a coincidence or a linguistic error; instead, it is the outcome of East Central Europe's long absence as the speaking agent in the discourse of humanities.
Amphibolia is therefore the same as the Latin ambiguitas (from ambo and ago, that is, literally to send something in two directions).
Uguccione, Derivationes, 11, 130-31, B 82, cites amphibolia (amphi plus bole) as 'ambiguitas sententie'.