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Absence of logic; the quality or fact of not being influenced or determined by logic or rationality. Usually in neutral rather than pejorative sense: compare illogic.
1930s; earliest use found in Journal of Philosophy. From a- + logic.
That does not follow logic; contrary to logic; illogical.
Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From (i) Middle French, French alogique.
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