Ipse dixit is a term used to identify and describe a sort of arbitrary dogmatic
statement, which the speaker expects the listener to accept as valid. The fallacy
Ipse Dixit. [Latin, He himself said it.] An unsupported statement that rests solely
on the authority of the individual who makes it. A court decision, for example, that
Ipse dixit definition, an assertion without proof. See more.
ipse dixit. (ip-sah dicks-it) v. Latin for "he himself said it," meaning the only proof
we have of the fact is that this person said it.
ipse dixit. noun. An unsupported assertion, usually by a person of standing; a
dictum. Origin of ipse dixit. From Latin ipse d&imacron;xit, he himself said (it) :
Ipse dixit ('false authority'): L. "He said it himself" Def- appealing to an illegitimate
authority; Ex- "Global warming must be true because the Vice President said so ...
Ipse Dixit. (ip-see>b>dix-it) Latin for "he himself said it." A statement that, while
unsupported and unproven, may carry some weight based solely on the authority
A dogmatic and unproven statement. Meaning, pronunciation and example
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ipse dixit · Look up ipse dixit at Dictionary.com: Latin, literally "he (the master)
said it," translation of Greek autos epha, phrase used by disciples of Pythagoras ...
The term ipse dixit is the Latin equivalent of the Greek autos epha, referring to
Pythagoras, as in, The master (Pythagoras) said it so it must