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 enth&ymacron;m&emacron;ma, from Greek enth&umacron;m&emacron;ma, a rhetorical argument, from enth&umacron;meisthai, to consider : en-, in; see en–2 + th&umacron;mos, mind.
From Ancient Greek ἐνθύμημα (enthýmēma, “thought, consideration”), from ἐν (en, “within, with”) + θυμός (thymos, “soul, life”).