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- n. Something illogical
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Illogicalness; want of logic or sound reasoning.
- n. That which is illogical; a case of illogicalness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. invalid or incorrect reasoning
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Obviously this kind of illogicality does not matter very much, for the simple reason that there is no great temptation to take advantage of it.
An entertaining thriller, The Ghost - spoiler alert - explains this "illogicality" through Lang being under the thumb of a wife who, it transpires, is a long-time CIA agent.
These repressed men are frequently stymied by instances of what one of them describes as "female illogicality."
But the centenary revivals have forced us to recognise the real truth about Rattigan: that behind the quietly oblique dialogue lies a profound understanding of the human heart and an awareness of the illogicality of love.
I submit to you that this now familiar use of GUY, as a gender-neutral pronoun addressing both males and females, is another little illogicality (new word there) brought about by the over-reaction of some in the Feminist movement.
The illogicality of that position, given the known pollution fallout from incinerators, has to be challenged, as indeed should the decision by the Cabinet Secretary for the Environment not to call in this permission, on the basis that it is not of national importance.
If we remove from Rice's statement its pretentiousness, prevarication, illogicality, and (possibly!) shameless opportunism, is there anything left worthy of our attention?
Prop 8 was bad enough, but the Supreme Court ruling was worse in its sheer illogicality (Yes, that's a word).
You may notice that when skillfully challenged, an infuriating poster will fail to make a response because any response will show up the falsity of his facts and/or the illogicality of his position.
You simply don't like that decision and therefore will look for every particular way to assign blame--and illogicality--to them.
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