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ad feminam

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adjective ad fe·mi·nam \(ˈ)ad-ˈfe-mə-nəm, -ˌäm\

Definition of ad feminam

  1. :  marked by or being an attack on a woman's character rather than an answer to the contentions made — compare ad hominem



Origin and Etymology of ad feminam

New Latin, literally, to the woman


First Known Use: 1963


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