alogism

noun al·o·gism \ˈaləˌjizəm\

Definition of alogism

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  anything that is contrary or indifferent to logic; specifically :  an irrational statement or piece of reasoning

  2. 2 :  a view that denies to thought a place in the valid and final apprehension of reality

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Origin and Etymology of alogism

Late Latin alogia unreasonableness (from Greek, from a- 2a- + -logia -logy) + English -ism


First Known Use: 1679


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