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Princeton's WordNet

  1. axiomatic, self-evident, taken for granted(p)adjective

    evident without proof or argument

    "an axiomatic truth"; "we hold these truths to be self-evident"


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. self-evidentadjective

    axiomatic, obvious

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  1. List of paraphrases for "self-evident":

    obvious, evident, clear, apparent

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  1. Arthur Schopenhauer:

    All truth passes through 3 stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.

  2. Nancy Pelosi:

    There is no requirement that there be a quid pro quo in the conversation, if the president brings up, he wants them to investigate something, his political opponent, that is self-evident that it is not right. We don't ask foreign governments to help us in our elections.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    You demonize...we call it the wrap-up smear, you smear somebody with falsehoods and all the rest, and then you merchandise it and then you write it and say, See, it's reported in the press that this, this, and this... so they have that validation that the press reported the smear and then it's called a wrap-up-smear and the merchandise is the press' report on the smear we made. It's a tactic, and it's self-evident.

  4. Nicholas Negroponte:

    Marvin talked in riddles that made perfect sense, were always profound and often so funny that you would find yourself laughing days later, his genius was so self-evident that it defined 'awesome,'.

  5. Clarence Manion:

    The Declaration of Independence is the all-time masterpiece of ideological simplification. There in a single sentence of self-evident truth, the founding Fathers put into clear, easily understandable focus, the broad basis of man's relationship to God, to government, and to his fellow man.

Translations for self-evident

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  • samozřejmýCzech
  • selbstverständlichGerman
  • αυταπόδεικτος, αυτονόητοςGreek
  • memkompreneblaEsperanto
  • lógico, evidente, autoevidenteSpanish
  • itsestään selväFinnish
  • l'évidence mêmeFrench
  • sjálfgefinnIcelandic
  • ovvio, evidente, lapalissianoItalian
  • 自明Japanese
  • vanzelfsprekendDutch
  • oczywistePolish
  • [[de]] [[la]] [[sine]] [[înțeles]], [[de]] [[la]] [[sine]] [[evident]]Romanian
  • самоочевидный, очевидный, само собой разумеетсяRussian

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