Definition of Dixits
1. dixit [n] - See also: dixit
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dixits
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Literary usage of Dixits
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Collected Papers by the Staff of Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic by Saint Marys Hospital (Rochester, Minn.) (1921)
"One of the most famous or, perhaps better, infamous of ipse dixits of the type I mean, was the endorsement of sodium ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1916)
"In medicine there are no "papal bulls" no "ipse dixits" and even "precedent" is shown but scant respect. It is best compared to a living plant constantly ..."
3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1916)
"Calvinism in religion has had its day; the ipse dixits of ecclesiastical authorities as working schemes for growing social organizations failed to permit of ..."
4. Mind (1902)
"dixits, and those of traditional church history, must be accepted as the only hope of salvation. Faith and hope were the means by which men could approach ..."
5. The Bookman (1896)
"... and, unless the reader has much more respect for ipse dixits than he ought to have, his case can only be that of the man who beholds his natural face in ..."
6. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1829)
"Thus apt we are unconsciously to substitute our own ipse dixits for the general consent of mankind. Sofar from easily perceiving the five lines in italics ..."
7. The Life of John Henry, Cardinal Newman: Based on His Private Journals and by Wilfrid Philip Ward (1912)
"... he denounced the ' tyrannous ipse dixits' of the Dublin Review: he urged the dangers of the ' maximising' tendency which introduced into the theology ..."