Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: syllogism

Definition: logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument


Sentences Containing 'syllogism'

Another addition Al-Farabi made to the Aristotelian tradition was his introduction of the concept of poetic syllogism in a commentary on Aristotle's "Poetics".
Juan José Castelli was present at the deliberations of the University of Chuquisaca, where Bernardo Monteagudo developed the "Syllogism of Chuquisaca", a legal explanation to justify self-governance.
Yuktivada comes from yukti – 'reason' or even 'logic', which shows their use of rational argument and syllogism.
Don't forget to visit the world's best grammar check website (it's FREE)

More Vocab Words

::: pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
::: dissemble - disguise; hide the real nature of; pretend
::: supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
::: rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
::: husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
::: bifurcated - divided into two branches; forked
::: disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
::: somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
::: endear - make beloved; Ex. endear her to everyone; ADJ. dear: loved; cherished; high-priced
::: retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality