ignotum per ignotius

/ Latin (ɪɡˈnəʊtʊm pər ɪɡˈnəʊtɪʊs) /


an explanation that is obscurer than the thing to be explained


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Word Origin for ignotum per ignotius

literally: the unknown by means of the more unknown

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