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Meaning of AD HOMINEM

Pronunciation:  âd 'howmi`nem

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  appealing to personal considerations (rather than to fact or reason); "ad hominem arguments"
 
 Synonyms: personal
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ad hom"i*nem\ [L., to the man.]
A phrase applied to an appeal or argument addressed to the
principles, interests, or passions of a man.

 

 

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