plural noun

: the early opponents of the Logos doctrine expressed in the Gospel of John and in the book of Revelation

Word History


Medieval Latin, from Late Greek Alogoi, plural of Alogos (after Greek alogos absurd, speechless), from Greek a- a- entry 2 + logos word of God, word, reason

First Known Use

1576, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alogi was in 1576

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“Alogi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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