self-evident

[ self-ev-i-duhnt, self- ]
/ ˌsɛlfˈɛv ɪ dənt, ˈsɛlf- /

adjective

evident in itself without proof or demonstration; axiomatic.

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Origin of self-evident

First recorded in 1665–75

OTHER WORDS FROM self-evident

self-ev·i·dence, nounself-ev·i·dent·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for self-evident

self-evident

adjective

containing its own evidence or proof without need of further demonstration

Derived forms of self-evident

self-evidence, nounself-evidently, adverb
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