Definition for AP'ORY, or A-PO'RI-A

AP'ORY, or A-PO'RI-A, n. [Gr. απορια, from απορος, inops consilii, of α and πορος, way or passage.]

  1. In rhetoric, a doubting or being at a loss where to begin, or what to say, on account of the variety of matter. – Smith.
  2. In the medical art, febrile anxiety; uneasiness; restlessness, from obstructed perspiration, or the stoppage of any natural secretion. – Coxe.

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