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logical

log·i·cal

logical

 
pronunciation:
la jih kl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: in accord with the rules of logic.
A computer is programmed using logical languages.
 
antonyms:
illogical, irrational
similar words:
clear, coherent, consistent, legitimate, rational, reasonable
definition 2: resulting from clear thinking; sound.
Her essay was very convincing as it was completely logical.With so little money in the budget, is it logical to spend it redecorating the offices?
synonyms:
cogent, rational, reasonable, sound
antonyms:
fallacious, illogical, nonsensical
similar words:
analytical, clear, coherent, judicious, sensible, wise
definition 3: following with logic or reason from prior events or statements.
It's logical that he would reject such a measure after having done so before.
antonyms:
illogical
similar words:
inductive, inferential, likely, plausible, reasonable, sensible
derivations: logically (adv.), logicality (n.), logicalness (n.)
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The word logical contains the following parts:
log, logo, -logue Greek root that means word, speech, written work
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See also -logy, -ology, a terminal form of this root.
-al2, -ial, -ual Latin adjective-forming suffix that means pertaining to
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The suffix -al2, -ial attaches primarily to nouns (national , environmental ) but sometimes to Latin or Greek roots (final , capital , comical ) to form adjectives. See also -ar1.