Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to paralogism
  • adj. illogical

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Containing paralogism; illogical.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Characterized by paralogism or incorrect reasoning; illogical.

Etymologies

para- +‎ logical (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But Miss March occupies a paralogical realm in which you can casually flip through a stroke mag in a gas station instead of asking for one behind the counter and CDs can still be purchased up at Tower Records.

    Miss March (2009) : Edward Champion’s Reluctant Habits

  • Herewith, I reproduce Francis' latest paralogical gem verbatim responding to some of my own deathless prose:

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Just for fun, let's see if Neo is capable of a snappy, relevant, issue-related comeback, or whether he's going to fall back on that thoroughly tedious and paralogical "Canadian Cecilia" idiocy.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • When in my EP presentation I suggest that dedicated practitioners of the Decalogue discern paralogical ways of living out their faith, I do so not from any interest in triumphing over Sacramerica, or compelling other people to adopt a more “ekklesial” way of life.

    AKMA’s Random Thoughts

  • On the other hand, the paralogical inventiveness of science raises the possibility of a new sense of justice, as well as knowledge, as we move among the language games now entangling us.

    Postmodernism

  • Only the strong can stomach reading Sully's bizarre, paralogical rants, but I figure I have to do it so you don't.

    Archive 2004-07-01

  • As I've warned before, don't try this sort of paralogical hypocrisy at home, boys and girls.

    Canadian Cynic

  • Back in college, my philosophy (fun but worthless class) teacher would call that paralogical thinking.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg

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