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enthymeme

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noun en·thy·meme \ˈen(t)-thi-ˌmēm\

Definition of enthymeme

  1. :  a syllogism in which one of the premises is implicit



Origin of enthymeme

Latin enthymema, from Greek enthymēma, from enthymeisthai to keep in mind, from en- + thymos mind, soul


First Known Use: 1552


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