non sequitur

(redirected from Non-sequitor)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

non sequitur

(nahn sek [as in heck]-kwit-her) n. Latin for "it does not follow." The term usually means that a conclusion does not logically follow from the facts or law, stated: "That's a non sequitur."

Copyright © 1981-2005 by Gerald N. Hill and Kathleen T. Hill. All Right reserved.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
But the haphazardly episodic farcical narrative with its surreal non-sequitors and such visual conceits as words whirling into Hoover's brain) combined with the jaw-droppingly grotesque over-acting (Omar Epps, have you no self-respect) is the sort of bewildering, eye-popping, and utterly brain-damaging experience that makes Terry Gilliam's Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas seem positively prosaic.