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See also: il·lògic

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EtymologyEdit

From il- +‎ logic, after illogical.

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AdjectiveEdit

illogic (comparative more illogic, superlative most illogic)

  1. Synonym of illogical
    • 1896, JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association:
      I think this is a very illogic way of reasoning.
    • 2012, Marko Dorantes, Somewhere Somehow, ISBN 1468535978, page 131:
      Because everything started precisely by the influence of that country that practically became our enemy; and it's very illogic that somebody would try to escape by getting into the mouth of the wolf.
    • 2015, Deborah J. Ross, Ink Dance: Essays on The Writing Life, ISBN 1611383501:
      The problem with using dreams as story material is the very illogic nature of them, the juxtaposition of images and actions without regard for the laws of physics, psychology, or anything else.

NounEdit

illogic (usually uncountable, plural illogics)

  1. Lack of logic; unreasonableness; a fallacy.
    • 1907, Jack London, Before Adam:
      And right often have I, the modern, been perturbed and vexed by the foolishness, illogic, obtuseness, and general all-round stupendous stupidity of myself, the primitive.
    • 2011, "Endgame in Tripoli", The Economist, 25 Feb 2011:
      Mr Qaddafi, with a characteristic mix of bluntness and illogic, declared that his ideology was ‘theoretically’ a genuine democracy, but in reality, ‘the strong always rule.’

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