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Logic. A form of deductive reasoning consisting of a major premise, a minor premise, and a conclusion; for example, All humans are mortal, the major premise, I am a human, the minor premise, therefore, I am mortal, the conclusion.
Reasoning from the general to the specific; deduction.
A subtle or specious piece of reasoning.

Every virtue is laudable; Kindness is a virtue; Therefore kindness is laudable. These propositions are denominated respectively the major premise, the minor premise, and the conclusion.

by dj October 01, 2003
an argument the conclusion of which is supported by two premises.
"dude she was arguing with me, so I had to syllogism all over her"
by justinw$p April 29, 2007
Sperm that flies all over the place when you ejaculate.
Peter North has got lots of silly jism.
by Assweepay January 24, 2004
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