antilogism

noun an·til·o·gism \anˈtiləˌjizəm\

Definition of antilogism

plural

-s

  1. :  an inconsistent triad of propositions in logic of which two are premises of a valid syllogism while the third is the contradictory of its conclusion

antilogistic

adjective

antilogistically

\-tə̇k(ə)lē\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of antilogism

Late Greek antilogismos, from Greek anti- 1anti- + logismos calculating, reasoning, from logizesthai to calculate, from logos word, computation — more at legend


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