Ambiguous Middle Term is a cognitive bias that occurs when a person uses a single term to describe a situation that has multiple meanings or implications. This bias can lead to logical fallacies, as the term used may not be specific enough to accurately describe the situation. For example, a person may use the term “economic hardship” to describe a particular situation. This term could mean many different things, such as unemployment, poverty, or bankruptcy. As a result, the term may not be specific enough to accurately explain the situation, leading to confusion and misinterpretation.
Ambiguity, Vagueness, Unclear, Semantic, Polysemy.
CITATION : "Jessica Adams. 'Ambiguous Middle Term.' Design+Encyclopedia. https://design-encyclopedia.com/?E=213998 (Accessed on March 27, 2023)"
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