Logic a syllogism in which one of the premises or the conclusion is not expressed but implied
Origin of enthymemeClassical Latin enthymema from Classical Greek enthym?ma from enthymeisthai, to consider, reflect upon from en-, in + thymos, mind from Indo-European an unverified form dh?mos from base an unverified form dheu- from source dull
A syllogism in which one of the premises or the conclusion is not stated explicitly.
Origin of enthymemeLatin enthémēma from Greek enthūmēma a rhetorical argument from enthūmeisthai to consider en- in ; see en- 2. thūmos mind
From Ancient Greek ἐνθύμημα (enthýmēma, “thought, consideration”), from ἐν (en, “within, with”) + θυμός (thymos, “soul, life”).