question-begging

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adjective

: 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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noun

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

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“Question-begging.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/question-begging. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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