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il·log·ic

 (ĭ-lŏj′ĭk)
n.
A lack of logic.
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illogic

(ɪˈlɒdʒɪk)
n
(Logic) reasoning characterized by lack of logic; illogicality
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il•log•ic

(ɪˈlɒdʒ ɪk)

n.
the state or quality of being illogical.
[1855–60]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.illogic - invalid or incorrect reasoning
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
invalidity, invalidness - illogicality as a consequence of having a conclusion that does not follow from the premisses
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Translations

illogic

[ɪˈlɒdʒɪk] Nfalta f de lógica
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