syllogismus

EnglishEdit

Examples

No worthy leader would avoid wartime military service. You used family influence to get into the National Guard. (Therefore, you are not a worthy leader.)

EtymologyEdit

From Latin syllogismus (syllogism), from Ancient Greek συλλογισμός (syllogismos)

NounEdit

syllogismus (usually uncountable, plural syllogismi)

  1. (rhetoric) Omission of the conclusion of a syllogistic argument.

See alsoEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek συλλογισμός (sullogismos, inference, conclusion).

NounEdit

syllogismus m (genitive syllogismī); second declension

  1. (logic) syllogism

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative syllogismus syllogismī
genitive syllogismī syllogismōrum
dative syllogismō syllogismīs
accusative syllogismum syllogismōs
ablative syllogismō syllogismīs
vocative syllogisme syllogismī
Last modified on 20 June 2013, at 01:35