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[ih-loj-ik] /ɪˈlɒdʒ ɪk/
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 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Here we are again in the fog of illogic, beyond the limitations.

    A Book of Exposition Homer Heath Nugent
  • Outraged by the illogic, I gasped; but she broke into a laugh.

    Jaffery William J. Locke
  • I could dismantle it, and trust to luck that Wolf illogic didn't include a tamper mechanism.

    The Door Through Space Marion Zimmer Bradley
  • 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.

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

  • We call it bad when it is the conclusion of incorrect or partial or illogic premises.

British Dictionary definitions for illogic


reasoning characterized by lack of logic; illogicality
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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