Synonyms for post hoc

Grammar : Adv
Spell : pohst hohk; English pohst hok
Phonetic Transcription : ˈpoʊst ˈhoʊk; English ˈpoʊst ˈhɒk

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Définition of post hoc

Origin :
  • Latin, "after this." Especially in post hoc, ergo propter hoc, logical fallacy, literally "after this, therefore because of this."
  • As in afterward : adv following
  • As in afterward/afterwards : adv following a time, event
Example sentences :
  • Not in it exactly, unless you go in for post hoc, propter hoc.
  • Extract from : « The Best Short Stories of 1917 » by Various
  • This view may seem to be the result of post hoc reasoning, but I think it is not.
  • Extract from : « The Fat of the Land » by John Williams Streeter
  • The post hoc may be taken as established; was it a propter hoc?
  • Extract from : « The Open Secret of Ireland » by T. M. Kettle
  • Post hoc, ergo propter hoc, is the motto of the savage philosophy of causation.
  • Extract from : « Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1 » by Andrew Lang
  • In the extremity of the circle, the words “Post hoc autem judicium statutum est omnibus hominibus semel mori.”
  • Extract from : « The Dance of Death » by Francis Douce
  • Post hoc ergo propter hoc may not always be safe logic, but here I seemed to perceive a natural connection of cause and effect.
  • Extract from : « The Oxford Book of American Essays » by Various
  • Post hoc ergo propter hoc is the phrase which sums this up: After this, therefore because of this.
  • Extract from : « Talks on Writing English » by Arlo Bates
  • But faith and enthusiasm did not compensate for the post hoc propter hoc attitude.
  • Extract from : « Medical Investigation in Seventeenth Century England » by Charles W. Bodemer
  • It makes all the difference whether any given event is a case of propter hoc or post hoc.
  • Extract from : « Poetics » by Aristotle
  • For the credit of this species, therefore, we were fortunately able to distinguish the post hoc from the propter hoc.
  • Extract from : « Mushroom Culture » by W. Robinson

Antonyms for post hoc

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