Definition of paralogistic in US English:

paralogistic

adjective

rare
  • Characterized by or involving false reasoning; fallacious.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Theophilus Gale (1628–1679), ejected minister and theologian. From ancient Greek παραλογιστικός fallacious from παρα- + λογιστικός.

Pronunciation

paralogistic

/pəˌraləˈdʒɪstɪk/