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ipse dixit

Latin, literally "he (the master) said it," translation of Greek autos epha, phrase used by disciples of Pythagoras when quoting their master. Hence, "an assertion made without proof, resting entirely on the authority of the speaker" (1590s), ipsedixitism "practice of dogmatic assertion" (1830, Bentham), etc.

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Definitions of ipse dixit

ipse dixit (n.)
an unsupported dogmatic assertion;
Synonyms: ipsedixitism
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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