noun, plural e·len·chi [ih-leng-kahy, -kee]. /ɪˈlɛŋ kaɪ, -ki/.
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Origin of elenchus
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Example sentences from the Web for elenchus
Cross-examination, the shock of the Elenchus, must be brought to bear upon it.
The application of this Elenchus is the work of the Sophist, looked at on its best side.
Impossible to answer them in such a way as to hold out against the negative Elenchus of a Sokratic pupil.
Differences between the Republic and other dialogues — no mention of reminiscence nor of the Elenchus.
This is the point upon which Sokrates now brings his Elenchus to bear: his method of short question and answer.