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  • n. The quality of being illogical.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being illogical; opposition to sound reasoning.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. invalid or incorrect reasoning


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  • This just about illustrates the completely human illogicalness of the workings of my feelings; for, as you know, whatever Creature, Thing, or Being it was that had made that extraordinary and horrible attack on the old butler, it had certainly not been visible.

    Carnacki, the Ghost Finder

  • I don't want to fail at everything worth anything. (illogicalness)

    hemopoetic Diary Entry

  • It is illogical, of course, with that gloriously pig-headed illogicalness not infrequently to be found in the supposedly logical sex, and it would be laughable were it not that it so often ends in tragedy.

    The Moon out of Reach

  • The parallel between the the ambitions and the futility of the goat, and the present speaker's late advice is so obvious that only the illogicalness of woman can account for my cherishing a hope that I may be spared the fate of the indiscreet Billy.

    Library Work with Children

  • Regret as we sometimes must the illogicalness of the human mind, yet it is a providential characteristic of our as yet defective nature; for thanks to it few men or nations carry out to their complete logical results erroneous opinions and metaphysical speculations.

    Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic

  • Nevertheless, I may hint that, while perfectly convinced by the admirable logic of the French, I am still, with the charming illogicalness of the English, in favour of romantic marriages

    Mental Efficiency And Other Hints to Men and Women

  • "All the same," he murmured quietly, "we French 'ave not _all_ ze illogicalness, _n'est ce pas_?"

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, December 1, 1920

  • She lied with the absurd and barefaced illogicalness of one finding herself in danger of death.

    Mare Nostrum (Our Sea) A Novel

  • Morettina, and by a very strange illogicalness never was the name of the brother of La Morettina mentioned without a formula of friendship.

    Cosmopolis — Complete

  • But apart from the vagueness and illogicalness of several of the statements, the foregoing effusion is curious as a whole: the thoughts turn up one does not know where, how, or why ” their course is quite unaccountable; and if they passed through his mind in an unbroken connection, he fails to give the slightest indication of it.

    Frederic Chopin as a Man and Musician


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