HyperDic: ignoratio_elenchi

English > 1 sense of the expression ignoratio elenchi:
NOUNcognitionignoratio elenchithe logical fallacy of supposing that an argument proving an irrelevant point has proved the point at issue
English > ignoratio elenchi: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe logical fallacy of supposing that an argument proving an irrelevant point has proved the point at issue.
Broaderlogical fallacyA fallacy in logical argumentation
Spanishignoratio elenchi
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