non sequitur

[ non sek-wi-ter, -too r; Latin nohn se-kwi-toor ]SEE DEFINITION OF non sequitur
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It is a non sequitur, but will still, I fear, be very influential with many.

This would be a non sequitur, even if the premises were true.

Curran said he was a perfect human personification of a non sequitur.

Then follows the non sequitur, which is a Democratic earmark.

Non sequitur—It does not follow; an unwarranted 40 inference.

"Your last is a non sequitur, my dear sir," said I, laughing.

This is a non sequitur, and a weak fallacy and gross delusion.

As to my mouth being stopped with the froth of the title, that is, as the learned Partridge says, a non sequitur.

I heartily agree with the non sequitur statement that "if you think right you will act right."

The second fallacy which in practical writing it is well to be on guard against is the non sequitur.

WORD ORIGIN

Latin, literally "it does not follow."

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