A fallacy arising from the failure of the middle term of a syllogism to refer to all the members of a class in at least one premise.
- In syllogistic logic, failing to distribute the middle term over at least one of the other terms is the fallacy of undistributed middle.
- That's the fallacy of the undistributed middle, or some such.
- Or perhaps it was the fallacy called undistributed middle in syllogistic logic.
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Syllabification: un·dis·trib·ut·ed mid·dle
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