Antilogy An*til"o*gy ([a^]n*t[i^]l"[-o]*j[y^]), n.; pl. {Antilogies} (-j[i^]z). [Gr. 'antilogi`a, fr. 'anti`logos contradictory; 'anti` against + le`gein to speak.] A contradiction between any words or passages in an author. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]

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  • antilogy — index contrary, inconsistency, paradox Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • antilogy — [an til′ə jē] n. pl. antilogies [Gr antilogia: see ANTI & LOGY] a contradiction in ideas, statements, or terms …   English World dictionary

  • antilogy — /an til euh jee/, n., pl. antilogies. a contradiction in terms or ideas. [1605 15; < Gk antilogía controversy, discussion. See ANTI , LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • antilogy — noun /ænˈtɪləʤi/ A contradiction in related terms or ideas. Usually an inconsistency in syllogisms, of a person or group supposedly of one set of ideals …   Wiktionary

  • antilogy — n. contradiction, refutation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antilogy — [an tɪlədʒi] noun (plural antilogies) archaic a contradiction in terms or ideas. Origin C17: from Fr. antilogie, from Gk antilogia, from anti against + logia (see logy) …   English new terms dictionary

  • antilogy — an·til·o·gy …   English syllables

  • antilogy — /ænˈtɪlədʒi / (say an tiluhjee) noun (plural antilogies) a contradiction in terms or ideas. {Greek antilogia contradiction} –antilogous /ænˈtɪləgəs/ (say an tiluhguhs), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • antilogy —   n. self contradictory statement …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • antilogy — n. (pl. ies) a contradiction in terms. Etymology: F antilogie f. Gk antilogia (as ANTI , LOGY) …   Useful english dictionary

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