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View synonyms for paralogize

paralogize

[ puh-ral-uh-jahyz ]

verb (used without object)

, pa·ral·o·gized, pa·ral·o·giz·ing.
  1. to draw conclusions that do not follow logically from a given set of assumptions.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of paralogize1

First recorded in 1590–1600; from Medieval Latin paralogizāre, from Greek paralogízesthai “to reason falsely,” equivalent to parálog(os) ( para- 1, logos ) + -izesthai -ize

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