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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An unsupported dogmatic assertion.

Usage examples (32)
  • And he hasn’t engaged in ipsedixitism; he makes two arguments against the proscription against splitting infinitives.
  • By the way, I never had a problem with ipsedixitism.
  • April 16, 2009 in books, disagreements, grammar, ipsedixitism, links | Tags: geoff pullum, strunk and white, elements of style, chronicle of higher education | 2 comments
  • So let me modify my original statement: Rather than saying your post was nothing more than reheated ipsedixitism, I should say that there was a lot of reheated... for more
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