[puh-ral-uh-jiz-uh m] /pəˈræl əˌdʒɪz əm/
argument violating principles of valid reasoning.
a conclusion reached through such argument.
(logic, psychol) an argument that is unintentionally invalid Compare sophism
any invalid argument or conclusion
[puh-ral-uh-jahyz] /pəˈræl əˌdʒaɪz/ verb (used without object), paralogized, paralogizing. 1. to draw conclusions that do not follow logically from a given set of assumptions.
[par-uh-lim-pik, par-] /ˈpær əˈlɪm pɪk, ˌpær-/ plural noun 1. an international competition for physically disabled athletes. /ˌpærəˈlɪmpɪən/ noun 1. a competitor in the Paralympics
[par-uh-lim-pik, par-] /ˈpær əˈlɪm pɪk, ˌpær-/ plural noun 1. an international competition for physically disabled athletes. /ˌpærəˈlɪmpɪks/ plural noun 1. the Paralympics, a sporting event, modelled on the Olympic Games, held solely for disabled competitors Also known as the Parallel Olympics
- Parainfluenza virus
parainfluenza virus n. Any of five types of viruses of the genus Paramyxovirus that are associated with various respiratory infections, especially in children.