Definitions for "Enthymeme"
An argument consisting of only two propositions, an antecedent and consequent deduced from it; a syllogism with one premise omitted; as, We are dependent; therefore we should be humble. Here the major proposition is suppressed. The complete syllogism would be, Dependent creatures should be humble; we are dependent creatures; therefore we should be humble.
An abridged syllogism, in which one of the premises or the conclusion is omitted.
A syllogism that is missing one of its premises.