It probably doesn’t happen too often (and I didn’t even know there was a word for this), but every once in a while you just reach the point of aposiopesis . . . and that’s that!
\ ap-uh-sahy-uh–pee-sis \, noun;
1. Rhetoric. a sudden breaking off in the midst of a sentence, as if from inability or unwillingness to proceed.
Tags: Aposiopesis, Break, Rhetoric, Vocabulary
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