noun, plural ar·gu·men·ta [ahr-gyuh-men-tuh]. /ˌɑr gyəˈmɛn tə/.
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Example sentences from the Web for argumentum
It was a masterful bit of hypocritical eloquence, of argumentum ad hominem; but it was made to simple and illiterate hearers.The Code of the Mountains|Charles Neville Buck
It was not to this, however, that he directed his objection: the argumentum ad hominem came more easily to him.The Long Night|Stanley Weyman
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
In a case like this the argumentum ad hominem, though a perfectly fair one, is a perfectly useless one.
It is incomprehensible; or, as St. Paul says, the argumentum non apparentium.What is Property?|P. J. Proudhon