aporicamente

21:43 May 23, 2020
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting
Portuguese term or phrase: aporicamente
Anyone know what this means? This is a thesis about art history, and this section is about portraits. Here is the sentence: Erguer este monumento é (re)construir a historia, a partir da eternização de um ou mais individuos, visando uma permanência material do objeto-retrato, aporicamente, rumo ao future.
Philip Trommel
United States
Local time: 07:58


Summary of answers provided
5 +1aporetically
MARK ROBERTSON
4impenetrably
Katarina Peters
4Aporic
Ana Luiza Brown Rodrigues
3paradoxically
Nick Taylor


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15 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
impenetrably


Explanation:
https://www.yourdictionary.com/aporia

Katarina Peters
Canada
Local time: 08:58
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Native speaker of: Native in HungarianHungarian, Native in EnglishEnglish
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paradoxically


Explanation:
paradoxically

Nick Taylor
Local time: 13:58
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13 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
aporetically


Explanation:
ἀπορία, romanized to aporíā, lit. 'impasse, difficulty in passage, lack of resources, puzzlement') is a puzzle or state of puzzlement. In rhetoric, it is a declaration of doubt, made for rhetorical purpose and often feigned.

Noun: aporia, adjective: aporical/aporetic, adverb: aporically/aporetically.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aporia

MARK ROBERTSON
Local time: 13:58
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Nick Taylor: ha ha! can't doubt your logic, even though almost nobody knows what it means - but that's not the point is :-)
22 hrs
  -> You are right. The point is to use the most obscure word possible, even via incorrect reverse engineering.
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83 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Aporic


Explanation:
Procurei em um dicionário antigo a definição de aporicamente e vi "aporia" e depois , em inglês, "aporic" .

Ana Luiza Brown Rodrigues
Brazil
Local time: 09:58
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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