- Logic. an inference or a conclusion that does not follow from the premises.
- a statement containing an illogical conclusion.
- a statement having little or no relevance to what preceded it
- logic a conclusion that does not follow from the premises
Latin, literally “it does not follow.” A thought that does not logically follow what has just been said: “We had been discussing plumbing, so her remark about astrology was a real non sequitur.” Non sequitur is Latin for “It does not follow.”