the branch of linguistics and logic concerned with meaning. There are a number of branches and subbranches of semantics, including formal semantics, which studies the logical aspects of meaning, such as sense, reference, implication, and logical form, lexical semantics, which studies word meanings and word relations, and conceptual semantics, which studies the cognitive structure of meaning.
the meaning of a word, phrase, sentence, or text.
plural noun: semantics
“such quibbling over semantics may seem petty stuff”
What purpose does it serve for the media talking heads and the politicians and Presidential candidates to quibble over semantics?
Radical Islamic Terrorist
Terrorism is terrorism. It’s hate. Hatred of a way of life, someone’s life, someone’s lifestyle, Killing. All the same.
Right now the terrorism seems to be coming from Radical Islamic terrorists. But arguing on what to call it is just a waste of words.
Better to find a way to end it.
If the government spent as much time on trying to fix the problem as they do on talking about the problem and quibbling over terms to call it, maybe they could Fix It.
It won’t end with just one city overseas or on one side of the coast of the United States or on the other side of the United States. It won’t just target the LGBT community. It will target everything and everyone that those that Hate America Hate. Our country is a target. Our people are a target.
Let’s find a way to End the Terror instead of talking about it, appointing committees or sitting on their butts taking time to Argue about Semantics.