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a- +‎ symmetrical

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  • IPA(key): /ˌeɪsɪˈmɛtɹɪk(ə)l/

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asymmetrical (comparative more asymmetrical, superlative most asymmetrical)

  1. Not symmetrical.
  2. (of a question) Presenting a false dilemma, or a choice between two things which are not opposites.
    • 2000 May 10, Aaron Sorkin, “Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics”, in The West Wing, season 1, episode 21, spoken by Toby Ziegler (Richard Schiff):
      Question six is asymmetrical: "Are things going in the right direction or on the wrong track?"

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