noun, plural ar·gu·men·ta [ahr-gyuh-men-tuh] /ˌɑr gyəˈmɛn tə/.
Origin of argumentum
Examples from the Web for argumentum
Perhaps few of them suspected the argumentum ad hominem--or rather ad feminam--in Woodhull's speech.The Covered Wagon|Emerson Hough
It was an argumentum ad hominem, and drawn from a popular faith.Narrative And Miscellaneous Papers|Thomas De Quincey
It is an argumentum ad ignorantiam—take this explanation or be ignorant.Man's Place in Nature and Other Essays|Thomas Henry Huxley
Little weight, however, can be attached to the argumentum ex silentio in this instance.A History of Sanskrit Literature|Arthur A. MacDonell
But it was the Argumentum ad hominem; and if my uncle Toby was not very expert at it, you may think, he might not care to use it.The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman|Laurence Sterne