ipsedixitism

The practice of dogmatic assertion

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • ipsedixitism — noun an unsupported dogmatic assertion • Syn: ↑ipse dixit • Hypernyms: ↑assertion, ↑averment, ↑asseveration * * * sə̇d.ˌizəm noun ( s) : dogmatic assertion or a …   Useful english dictionary

  • ipsedixitism — noun an unfounded, false and dogmatic assertion See Also: ipse dixit …   Wiktionary

  • ipsedixitism — ip·se·dix·it·ism …   English syllables

  • Ipse-dixitism — An ipse dixitism is an unsupported or dogmatic assertion; it is a term sometimes used to point out a missing argument.Someone guilty of perpetrating an ipse dixitism does not explicitly define it as an axiom, and certainly not as a premise, but… …   Wikipedia

  • Rhetoric — This article is about the art of rhetoric in general. For the work by Aristotle, see Rhetoric (Aristotle). Painting depicting a lecture in a knight academy, painted by Pieter Isaacsz or Reinhold Timm for Rosenborg Castle as part of a series of… …   Wikipedia

  • asseveration — noun a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary) • Syn: ↑assertion, ↑averment • Derivationally related forms: ↑asseverate, ↑aver (for: ↑averment), ↑assert …   Useful english dictionary

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