elench definition

  • noun:
    • That part of a disagreement on which its conclusiveness depends; that which convinces or refutes an antagonist; a refutation.
    • A specious but fallacious debate; a sophism.
    • That part of a quarrel on which its conclusiveness depends; that which convinces of refutes an antagonist; a refutation.
    • A specious but fallacious debate; a sophism.
    • In logic, an argumentation concluding the falsity of anything maintained; a refutation; a confutation; also, a false refutation; a sophism. Additionally elenchus.
    • That part of a disagreement on which its conclusiveness depends; whatever convinces or refutes an antagonist; a refutation.
    • A specious but fallacious debate; a sophism.
    • That section of an argument by which its conclusiveness depends; whatever convinces of refutes an antagonist; a refutation.
    • A specious but fallacious debate; a sophism.
    • In reasoning, an argumentation concluding the falsity of some thing maintained; a refutation; a confutation; also, a false refutation; a sophism. Also elenchus.
    • That section of an argument where its conclusiveness depends; whatever convinces or refutes an antagonist; a refutation.
    • A specious but fallacious debate; a sophism.
    • That part of a disagreement which its conclusiveness depends; whatever convinces of refutes an antagonist; a refutation.
    • A specious but fallacious debate; a sophism.
    • In logic, an argumentation finishing the falsity of anything maintained; a refutation; a confutation; additionally, a false refutation; a sophism. Additionally elenchus.

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