hysteron proteron

Definitions of hysteron proteron

n reversal of normal order of two words or sentences etc. (as in `bred and born')

Type of:
rhetorical device
a use of language that creates a literary effect (but often without regard for literal significance)

n the logical fallacy of using as a true premise a proposition that is yet to be proved

Type of:
logical fallacy
a fallacy in logical argumentation

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