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non sequitur

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Pronunciation: /nɒn ˈsɛkwɪtə
 
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Definition of non sequitur in English:

noun

A conclusion or statement that does not logically follow from the previous argument or statement: his weird mixed metaphors and non sequiturs
More example sentences
  • The reason this inference amounts to a logical fallacy is that it is just a blatant non sequitur.
  • This is also why his final argument is a complete non sequitur.
  • Therefore, he concludes in a lovely non sequitur, there must be a connection between behavior and physical appearance.

Origin

Latin, literally 'it does not follow'.

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