in-o-pi-na'-tum L. "powerless"

The expression of one's inability to believe or conceive of something; a type of faux wondering). As such, this kind of paradox is much like aporia and functions much like a rhetorical question or erotema.
  It is unthinkable that this nation could compromise itself so quickly.
  Sources: Melanch. IR C8r ("pardoxum" "inopinatum")

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