illogic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From il- +‎ logic, after illogical.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

illogic (comparative more illogic, superlative most illogic)

  1. Synonym of illogical.

Noun[edit]

illogic (uncountable)

  1. (uncountable) 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.’