Try Our Apps


Supposedly vs. Supposably

post hoc, ergo propter hoc

[pohst hohk, er-goh prohp-ter hohk; English pohst hok, ur-goh prop-ter hok er-goh] /ˈpoʊst ˈhoʊk, ˈɛr goʊ ˈproʊp tɛr ˌhoʊk; English ˈpoʊst ˈhɒk, ˈɜr goʊ ˈprɒp tər ˌhɒk ˈɛr goʊ/
after this, therefore because of it: a formula designating an error in logic that accepts as a cause something that merely occurred earlier in time. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for post hoc, ergo propter hoc

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for post

Scrabble Words With Friends