/ Latin (ɛks sɪˈlɛnʃɪˌəʊ) /
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(of a theory, assumption, etc) based on a lack of evidence to the contrary
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Word Origin for ex silentio
literally: from silence
Words nearby ex silentio
ex-service, ex-serviceman, ex-servicewoman, exsiccate, exsiccatum, ex silentio, exsolution, exsolve, exstipulate, ex store, exstrophy
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How to use ex silentio in a sentence
Little weight, however, can be attached to the argumentum ex silentio in this instance.A History of Sanskrit Literature|Arthur A. MacDonell