[ pol-ee-sil-uh-jiz-uhm ]
/ ˌpɒl iˈsɪl əˌdʒɪz əm /
an argument made up of a chain of syllogisms, the conclusion of each being a premise of the one following, until the last one.
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OTHER WORDS FROM polysyllogismpol·y·syl·lo·gis·tic, adjective
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Two modes of abbreviating a Polysyllogism, are usually discussed, the Epicheirema and the Sorites.Logic|Carveth Read
British Dictionary definitions for polysyllogism
/ (ˌpɒlɪˈsɪləˌdʒɪzəm) /
a chain of syllogisms in which the conclusion of one syllogism serves as a premise for the next
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