self-evidence

noun

self-ev·​i·​dence ˌself-ˈe-və-dən(t)s How to pronounce self-evidence (audio)
-ˌden(t)s
: the quality or state of being self-evident

Word History

First Known Use

1652, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-evidence was in 1652

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“Self-evidence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-evidence. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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