Definition of paromologia in English:

paromologia

(also paramologia, paromology)

noun

Rhetoric
  • The figure of partial admission; a strategy in debate in which minor points are conceded to an adversary in order to strengthen one's own position.

Origin

Late 16th century. From Hellenistic Greek παρομολογία partial admission, a rhetorical figure (recorded as a Greek word in classical Latin authors) from ancient Greek παρα- + ὁμολογία.

Pronunciation

paromologia

/ˌparəməˈləʊdʒɪə/