Antonyms for non sequitur


Grammar : Noun
Spell : non sek-wi-ter, -too r; Latin nohn se-kwi-toor
Phonetic Transcription : nɒn ˈsɛk wɪ tər, -ˌtʊər; Latin noʊn ˈsɛ kwɪˌtʊər


Definition of non sequitur

Origin :
  • Latin, literally "it does not follow."
  • As in speciousness : noun fallacy
  • As in spuriousness : noun fallacy
  • As in fallacy : noun illusion, misconception
Example sentences :
  • It is a non sequitur, but will still, I fear, be very influential with many.
  • Extract from : « Tradition » by John Francis Arundell
  • This would be a non sequitur, even if the premises were true.
  • Extract from : « The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 6 (of 12) » by Robert G. Ingersoll
  • Curran said he was a perfect human personification of a non sequitur.
  • Extract from : « Club Life of London, Vol. I (of 2) » by John Timbs
  • Then follows the non sequitur, which is a Democratic earmark.
  • Extract from : « The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 8 (of 12) » by Robert G. Ingersoll
  • Non sequitur—It does not follow; an unwarranted 40 inference.
  • Extract from : « Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources » by James Wood
  • "Your last is a non sequitur, my dear sir," said I, laughing.
  • Extract from : « Tom Cringle's Log » by Michael Scott
  • This is a non sequitur, and a weak fallacy and gross delusion.
  • Extract from : « Presidential Candidates: » by D. W. Bartlett
  • As to my mouth being stopped with the froth of the title, that is, as the learned Partridge says, a non sequitur.
  • Extract from : « Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 6 » by John Gibson Lockhart
  • I heartily agree with the non sequitur statement that "if you think right you will act right."
  • Extract from : « Socialism and American ideals » by William Starr Myers
  • The second fallacy which in practical writing it is well to be on guard against is the non sequitur.
  • Extract from : « Talks on Writing English » by Arlo Bates

Synonyms for non sequitur

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