analogism

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek ἀναλογία (analogía) (from ἀνά (aná) + λόγος (lógos, speech, reckoning)) +‎ -ism.

Noun[edit]

analogism (countable and uncountable, plural analogisms)

  1. (logic) An argument from cause to effect; an a priori argument.
    • 1657, Henry Pinnell, ‎Oswald Croll, Philosophy Reformed & Improved in Four Profound Tractates:
      all Judications and Analogisms may faile
  2. investigation of things by the analogy they bear to each other
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Crabb to this entry?)

Translations[edit]

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for analogism in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French analogisme

Noun[edit]

analogism n (plural analogisme)

  1. analogism

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