non sequitur

Definition of "non sequitur"
  1. A statement that does not logically relate or follow from the previous statement
How to use "non sequitur" in a sentence
  1. The defendant's non sequitur argument left the jury confused.
  2. The lawyer pointed out the non sequitur in the witness's testimony.
  3. The clause in the contract was a non sequitur, having no relation to the preceding articles.

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