question-begging

adjective

Definition of question-begging 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: that involves the fallacy of petitio principii : that involves an assumption of something whose truth may be questioned question-begging arguments question-begging epithets — compare beg the question at beg

question-begging

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plural -s

Definition of question-begging (Entry 2 of 2)

: something that involves an assumption whose truth may be questioned most of us may think this question-beggingManchester Guardian Weekly

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