Syllogistic
Syllogistic Syl`lo*gis"tic, Syllogistical Syl`lo*gis"tic*al, a. [L. syllogisticus, Gr. ?: cf. F. syllogistique.] Of or pertaining to a syllogism; consisting of a syllogism, or of the form of reasoning by syllogisms; as, syllogistic arguments or reasoning. [1913 Webster]

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  • syllogistic — 1660s, from L. syllogisticus or directly from Gk. syllogistikos, from syllogizesthai (see SYLLOGISM (Cf. syllogism)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • syllogistic — syllogistically, adv. /sil euh jis tik/, adj. Also, syllogistical. 1. of or pertaining to a syllogism. 2. like or consisting of syllogisms. n. 3. the part of logic that deals with syllogisms. 4. syllogistic reasoning. [1660 70; < L syllogisticus… …   Universalium

  • syllogistic — /sɪləˈdʒɪstɪk/ (say siluh jistik) adjective Also, syllogistical. 1. of or relating to a syllogism. 2. like or consisting of syllogisms. –noun 3. that part of logic which deals with syllogisms. 4. syllogistic reasoning. –syllogistically, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • syllogistic — syllogism ► NOUN ▪ a form of reasoning in which a conclusion is drawn from two given or assumed propositions (premises); a common or middle term is present in the two premises but not in the conclusion, which may be invalid (e.g. all dogs are… …   English terms dictionary

  • syllogistic — adjective of or relating to or consisting of syllogism syllogistic reasoning • Pertains to noun: ↑syllogism • Derivationally related forms: ↑syllogism …   Useful english dictionary

  • syllogistic — adjective see syllogism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • syllogistic — adjective of or pertaining to a syllogism …   Wiktionary

  • syllogistic — syllogism …   Philosophy dictionary

  • syllogistic — adj. of or pertaining to a syllogism, in the form of a syllogism …   English contemporary dictionary

  • syllogistic — syl·lo·gis·tic …   English syllables

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