apagoge

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek

Noun[edit]

apagoge (uncountable)

  1. (logic) An indirect argument which proves a thing by showing the impossibility or absurdity of the contrary.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.