defy logic

idiom

Definition of defy logic

: to lack sense or logic
  • Her decision defies logic.

Word by Word Definitions

defy play
  1. : to confront with assured power of resistance : disregard

  2. : to resist attempts at : withstand

  3. : to challenge to do something considered impossible : dare

  1. : challenge, defiance

logic play
  1. : a science that deals with the principles and criteria of validity of inference and demonstration : the science of the formal principles of reasoning

  2. : a branch or variety of logic

  3. : a branch of semiotics


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