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syllogistic

[sil-uh-jis-tik] /ˌsɪl əˈdʒɪs tɪk/
adjective, Also, syllogistical
1.
of or pertaining to a syllogism.
2.
like or consisting of syllogisms.
noun
3.
the part of logic that deals with syllogisms.
4.
syllogistic reasoning.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70; < Latin syllogisticus < Greek syllogistikós, equivalent to syllogist(ós), verbid of syllogízesthai (see syllogize) + -ikos -ic
Related forms
syllogistically, adverb
nonsyllogistic, noun, adjective
nonsyllogistical, adjective
nonsyllogistically, adverb
unsyllogistic, adjective
unsyllogistical, adjective
unsyllogistically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for syllogistically

syllogistic

adj.

1660s, from Latin syllogisticus or directly from Greek syllogistikos, from syllogizesthai (see syllogism).

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