Definition of prelogical in US English:

prelogical

adjective

  • Preceding or prior to the development of logic or logical reasoning; (Physical Anthropology) designating ways of thought based on myth, magic, etc.

noun

  • Physical Anthropology. With the. Prelogical attitudes; the prelogical mentality.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Mind. From pre- + logical. In use in anthropology after French prélogique.

Pronunciation

prelogical

/ˌpriːˈlɒdʒɪkl/