disanalogy

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

dis- +‎ analogy

NounEdit

disanalogy (plural disanalogies)

  1. A lack or failure of analogy
    • 2008 December 6, Sanford C. Goldberg, “Reliabilism in philosophy”, in Philosophical Studies, volume 142, number 1, DOI:10.1007/s11098-008-9300-7:
      In addition, there would appear to be an important disanalogy between the case of mathematics and the case of philosophy.