Throw the ignoratio elenchi in his teeth, and, at once, you have him annihilated.
He would not be so humorous about Zeus, nor fall into an ignoratio elenchi.
Why does he immediately add that for the pluralist to plead the non-mutation of such abstractions would be an ignoratio elenchi?
The learned term the rhetorical device an ignoratio elenchi.
As regards the usefulness of the Syllogism, this is an ignoratio elenchi.
His whole paper is an ignoratio elenchi, and he doesn't touch a single one of my positions.
The attempts, for instance, to disprove the population doctrines of Malthus, have been mostly cases of ignoratio elenchi.
He has committed an ignoratio elenchi—that is to say, he has understood the words of your proposition, but not the idea.
Mr. Mill had better be cautious in talking about ignoratio elenchi.
For ignoratio elenchi (ignorance of the refutation) see Fallacy.