What are some alternative words for ad hominem?

Synonyms for ad hominemæd ˈhɒm ə nəm, -ˌnɛm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ad hominem(adj)

    appealing to personal considerations (rather than to fact or reason)

    "ad hominem arguments"

    ad hominem



  1. ad hominem(noun)

    appeal to authority, ipse dixit, ad verecundiam, Argument from authority

  2. ad hominem(noun)

    Of or relating to ad hominem.

    argumentum ad hominem, ad hominem argument, argument ad hominem

    ipse dixit, appeal to authority, Argument from authority, ad verecundiam

  3. ad hominem(noun)

    A personal attack.

    ad verecundiam, Argument from authority, ipse dixit, appeal to authority

Translations for ad hominem

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • persönlicher AngriffGerman
  • henkilökohtaisuus, ad hominemFinnish
  • attaque personnelle, Ad hominemFrench
  • 人身攻撃Japanese
  • переход на личности, личные нападкиRussian
  • personangreppSwedish

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