self-evidence

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

self- +‎ evidence

Noun[edit]

self-evidence (uncountable)

  1. The quality of being self-evident.
    • 1689: John Locke, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, IV. vii. 10.
      Any... man knows, that the whole is equal to all its parts, or any other maxim, and all from the same reason of self-evidence.

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References[edit]

  • self-evidence in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911