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illogic

[ih-loj-ik]
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noun
  1. the state or quality of being illogical; illogicality: His speech was full of illogic.

Origin of illogic

First recorded in 1855–60; il-2 + logic
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Examples from the Web for illogic

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  • Outraged by the illogic, I gasped; but she broke into a laugh.

    Jaffery

    William J. Locke

  • "The most logical argument for illogic I have ever heard," Chris smiled.

  • Here we are again in the fog of illogic, beyond the limitations.

    A Book of Exposition

    Homer Heath Nugent

  • Tears sprang into her eyes at the confession, and her reasoning went upon the rocks of illogic.

    When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry

    Charles Neville Buck

  • I decided not to confront her illogic but rather to leverage it to expose the absurdity of her assertions.


British Dictionary definitions for illogic

illogic

noun
  1. reasoning characterized by lack of logic; illogicality
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