What is another word for non sequitur?

89 synonyms found


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Non sequitur is a Latin phrase that means "does not follow." It refers to a conclusion that does not logically follow from the premises. Some synonyms for non sequitur include fallacy, irrelevant conclusion, nonsequent, and illogical conclusion. These terms all describe situations where the conclusion is not supported by the preceding evidence. Other phrases that can be used include red herring, which refers to a misleading distraction, and false analogy, which describes a flawed comparison. All of these terms are useful for identifying and avoiding illogical reasoning in discussions and debates.

How to use "Non sequitur" in context?

Non sequitur is Latin for "connecting omitted things," and it's a logical fallacy in which a statement is used to support a conclusion that is not based on the statement itself. Non sequitur can easily arise in conversations, online debates and everyday life. Here are four examples of how non sequitur can happen:

1. Person A says, "I don't like this song because it's non sequitur."

Person B responds, "So, your dislike of the song is based on nothing."

This is a classic example of a non sequitur.

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