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non se·qui·tur(nŏn sĕk′wĭ-tər, -to͝or′)
1. An inference or conclusion that does not follow from the premises or evidence.
2. A statement that does not follow logically from what preceded it.
[Latin nōn sequitur, it does not follow : nōn, not + sequitur, third person sing. present tense of sequī, to follow.]
non sequitur(ˈnɒn ˈsɛkwɪtə)
nAbbreviation: non seq
1. a statement having little or no relevance to what preceded it
2. (Logic) logic a conclusion that does not follow from the premises
[Latin, literally: it does not follow]
non se•qui•tur(nɒn ˈsɛk wɪ tər, -ˌtʊər)
1. an inference or a conclusion that does not follow from the premises.
2. a comment that is unrelated to a preceding one.
[1540–50; < Latin: it does not follow]
A Latin phrase meaning it does not follow, used to mean something that does not follow logically from what has already been stated .
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|Noun||1.||non sequitur - a reply that has no relevance to what preceded it|
|2.||non sequitur - (logic) a conclusion that does not follow from the premises|
conclusion - an intuitive assumption; "jump to a conclusion"
logic - the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference