enthymeme


en·thy·meme

noun \ˈen(t)-thi-ˌmēm\

Definition of ENTHYMEME

:  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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