Definition of aporetic in English:

aporetic

adjective

  • 1Characterized by an irresolvable internal contradiction or logical disjunction.

    ‘the aporetic conflict of law and morality’
    1. 1.1Rhetoric Expressing doubt.
      ‘aporetic dialogues’

Origin

Early 17th century: via French from Greek aporētikos, from aporein ‘to be at a loss’.

Pronunciation

aporetic

/apəˈrɛtɪk/