Definition of analogism in English:

analogism

noun

  • 1rare The action or practice of reasoning by analogy; an instance of this. Compare "analogy". Now rare.

  • 2Mathematics
    historical, rare Mathematics. Mathematical proportion; a proportional. Now historical and rare.

  • 3Medicine
    historical Medicine. Diagnosis or treatment of one disease by analogy with another. Now historical.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Walter Charleton (1620–1707), physician and natural philosopher. From post-classical Latin analogismus and its etymon ancient Greek ἀναλογισμός proportionate calculation + -ισμός.

Pronunciation

analogism

/əˈnalədʒiz(ə)m/