the act of inferring.
an inference; conclusion.
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How to use illation in a sentence
Although it be confessed, the affirmative hath the prerogative illation, and Barbara engrosseth the powerful demonstration.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 1 of 3) | Thomas Browne
But this is a very injust illation, not well considering with what variety this part is seated in Birds.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 1 of 3) | Thomas Browne
The student has already seen that Maori is defective in particles of illation, comparison, and copulation.Grammar of the New Zealand language (2nd edition) | Robert Maunsell
British Dictionary definitions for illation
a rare word for inference
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