non sequitur


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non se·qui·tur

 (nŏn sĕk′wĭ-tər, -to͝or′)
n.
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.]
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non sequitur

(ˈnɒn ˈsɛkwɪtə)
n
1. a statement having little or no relevance to what preceded it
2. (Logic) logic a conclusion that does not follow from the premises
Abbreviation: non seq
[Latin, literally: it does not follow]
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non se•qui•tur

(nɒn ˈsɛk wɪ tər, -ˌtʊər)
n.
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]
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non sequitur

A Latin phrase meaning it does not follow, used to mean something that does not follow logically from what has already been stated .
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.non sequitur - a reply that has no relevance to what preceded it
reply, response - the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange; "he growled his reply"
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
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Translations
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non sequitur

[ˌnɒnˈsekwitəʳ] Nincongruencia f, falta f de lógica
it's a non sequitures una incongruencia
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non sequitur

nunlogische (Schluss)folgerung
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non sequitur

[ˌnɒnˈsɛkwɪtəʳ] n it is a non sequiturè illogico
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In Nadine Epstein's "From the Editor" column (January/February 2015), she writes of Rabbi Barry FreundeFs arrest because of his "inappropriate behavior with conversion candidates." That she then goes on to say that this is what prompted the magazine to "Ask the Rabbis" the question, "How do you decide when a candidate is ready for conversion?" strikes me as a non sequitur. What we should be asking is why is a prominent rabbi able to use a mikvah as an excuse to exhibit these inappropriate and shameful behaviors?
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