[ an-til-uh-jiz-uhm ]
/ ænˈtɪl əˌdʒɪz əm /
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a group of three inconsistent propositions, two of which are premises of a syllogism that contradict the third.
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Origin of antilogism
1900–05; <Late Greek antilogismós, equivalent to anti-anti- + logismós calculation, derivative of logízesthai to calculate, derivative of lógos reckoning
OTHER WORDS FROM antilogisman·til·o·gis·tic, adjectivean·til·o·gis·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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