appealing to one's personal considerations or feelings about women, especially one's prejudices against them.
- Compare ad hominem.
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How to use ad feminam in a sentence
Perhaps few of them suspected the argumentum ad hominem--or rather ad feminam--in Woodhull's speech.The Covered Wagon | Emerson Hough