antilogy

[an-til-uh-jee]

noun, plural an·til·o·gies.

a contradiction in terms or ideas.

Nearby words

  1. antilock,
  2. antilock brake,
  3. antilog,
  4. antilogarithm,
  5. antilogism,
  6. antilymphocyte serum,
  7. antilysin,
  8. antimacassar,
  9. antimachus,
  10. antimagnetic

Origin of antilogy

First recorded in 1605–15, antilogy is from the Greek word antilogía controversy, discussion. See anti-, -logy

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British Dictionary definitions for antilogy

antilogy

noun plural -gies

a contradiction in terms

Word Origin for antilogy

C17: from Greek antilogia

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