ad ignorantiam

adverb (or adjective) ad ig·no·ran·ti·am \¦ad-ˌig-nə-ˈran-shē-ˌam\

Definition of ad ignorantiam

  1. :  by use of unanswerable challenge to disprove rather than by serious attempt to prove an ad ignorantiam argument

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Origin and Etymology of ad ignorantiam

Latin, to ignorance


First Known Use: 1758


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