Hysteron proteron

Hys"te*ron prot"e*ron

(?). [NL., fr. Gr. "y`steros the latter, following + pro`teros before, others, sooner.] (Rhet.) (a) A figure in which the natural order of sense is reversed; hysterology; as, valet atque vivit, "he is well and lives." (b) An inversion of logical order, in which the conclusion is put before the premises, or the thing proved before the evidence.
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