What does ipse dixit mean?

Definitions for ipse dixit
ˈɪp si ˈdɪk sɪtipse dix·it

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ipse dixit, ipsedixitism(noun)

    an unsupported dogmatic assertion

Wikipedia

  1. Ipse dixit

    Ipse dixit (Latin for "he said it himself") is an assertion without proof; or a dogmatic expression of opinion.The fallacy of defending a proposition by baldly asserting that it is "just how it is" distorts the argument by opting out of it entirely: the claimant declares an issue to be intrinsic, and not changeable.

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  1. Ipse dixit

    Ipse dixit, also known as the bare assertion fallacy, is a term which is used to identify and describe a sort of arbitrary dogmatic statement which the speaker expects the listener to accept as valid. Ipse dixit denies that an issue is debatable. In other words, that's just the way it is. The fallacy of defending a proposition by barely asserting it as a fait accompli distorts the argument by opting out of it entirely: "The most basic way to distort an issue is to deny that it exists".

How to pronounce ipse dixit?

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How to say ipse dixit in sign language?

  1. ipsedixit

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ipse dixit in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ipse dixit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Images & Illustrations of ipse dixit

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