Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. unreasonableness; absurdity

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Unreasonableness; absurdity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Unreasonableness; absurdity.

Etymologies

Latin alogia, from Ancient Greek. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Meanwhile, Juan Cristobal in his blog Caracas Chronicles makes an “iran-alogy” in this comparison of scenarios and whether lessons could be learned from what Venezuela experienced in the 2006 Presidential election.

    Global Voices in English » Venezuela: The Relationship With Iran

  • Starting like Plato from the theory of recurrent partial catastrophes, he offers an accourt of the gene - alogy of morals which is much more tough-minded than Plato's: man is distinguished from the other ani - mais only by his intelligence, which causes him to develop elementary ideas of right and wrong in the interests of self-preservation (6. 5-7).

    PROGRESS IN CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY

  • Mineralogy _-alogy_, not _-ology_ nature _nature_, or _choor_ oleomargarine _g_ is hard, as in _get_ orchid _orkid_ oust _owst_, not _oost_ peculiar _peculyar_ pecuniary _pekun'yari_ perspiration not _prespiratian_ prestige _pres'tij_ or _prestezh'_ pronunciation _pronunzeashun_ or _pronunsheashun_ saucy not _sassy_ schedule _skedyul_ semi not _semi_ theater _the'ater_ not _thea'ter_ turgid _turjid_ usage _uzage_ usurp _uzurp_ vermilion _vermilyun_ wife's not _wives_

    Practical Grammar and Composition

  • Don Juan _Don Juan_ or _hooan_ drought _drowt_ drouth _drowth_ extempore _extempore_ (four syllables) familiarity _familyarity_ gaol _jal_ genealogy _-alogy_, not _-ology_ gemus _genyus_

    Practical Grammar and Composition

  • Chemistry — iwhich will particularly include Miner - alogy, Metallurgy, Dying, Tanning, Brewing, Baking, Malt - ing, Glass Making, Pottery, and all the Arts connected with the science of Chemistry.

    Transactions of the Society for the promotion of useful arts, in the state of New York

  • "iran-alogy" in this comparison of scenarios and whether lessons could be learned from what Venezuela experienced in the 2006 Presidential election.

    Elites TV

  • “I plainly discern,” said Solomon, “the alogy of her temper, which makes her appear even worse than bibacious, and will tend to absume all esteem her relatives may desire to feel towards her.

    Lovers and Friends; or, Modern Attachments

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