Obversion Definition

ŏb-vûrzhən, əb-
noun
The process of obverting or the condition so resulting.
American Heritage
The act of obverting.
Webster's New World
The act of inferring the obverse.
Webster's New World

(logic) An immediate inference that denies the opposite of something previously affirmed.

All men are mortal, so, by obversion, no men are immortal.
Wiktionary
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Other Word Forms of Obversion

Noun

Singular:
obversion
Plural:
obversions

Origin of Obversion

  • Latin obversio a turning towards.

    From Wiktionary

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