adjective Also syl·lo·gis·ti·cal.
Origin of syllogistic
Related Words for syllogisticsanity, philosophy, rationale, sense, coherence, argumentation, inference, relationship, deduction, ratiocination, connection, syllogism, thesis, dialectic, induction, linkage, reason, rationality
Examples from the Web for syllogistic
Historical Examples of syllogistic
In the syllogistic system he found only subtlety and arid ingenuity.Erasmus and the Age of Reformation
Syllogistic reasoning "proceeds from generals to particulars."Christianity and Greek Philosophy
Benjamin Franklin Cocker
The syllogistic is then naturally absent from St. John's Epistles.Expositor's Bible: The Epistles of St. John
But without one universal premiss at least, there can be no syllogistic proof.Aristotle
It is even said that all the doctrines of Deductive or Syllogistic Logic may be educed from them.Logic, Inductive and Deductive
adjective Also: syllogistical
noun (often plural)
1660s, from Latin syllogisticus or directly from Greek syllogistikos, from syllogizesthai (see syllogism).