ex silentio

adverb (or adjective) ex si·len·tio \ˌek(s)sə̇ˈlenchēˌō, -)ˌsīˈ-\
variants: or

e silentio

\ˌēsə̇-, ˌēˌsī-\

Definition of ex silentio

  1. :  from the fact of lack of specific evidence (as of written or oral attestation) an argument that was built up wholly ex silentio

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Origin and Etymology of ex silentio

Latin ex silentio from silence

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to cast off or become cast off

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