paralogize

paralogize

[puh-ral-uh-jahyz]
verb (used without object), paralogized, paralogizing.
to draw conclusions that do not follow logically from a given set of assumptions.
Also, especially British, paralogise.


Origin:
1590–1600; < Medieval Latin paralogizāre < Greek paralogízesthai to reason falsely, equivalent to parálog(os) (see para-1, logos) + -izesthai -ize

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