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self-evident

[self-ev-i-duh nt, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈɛv ɪ dənt, ˈsɛlf-/
adjective
1.
evident in itself without proof or demonstration; axiomatic.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75
Related forms
self-evidence, noun
self-evidently, adverb
Synonyms
obvious, self-explanatory.
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Examples from the web for self evident
  • Look there are always going to be outliers but they aren't important as long as there is a general trend which is self evident.
  • What might be self evident to the investigator may not be self evident to a property buyer and future occupants of the property.
  • It should be rather self evident, but obviously in here such is a stretch.
  • The answer is self evident, there is nothing you can do about it.
British Dictionary definitions for self evident

self-evident

adjective
1.
containing its own evidence or proof without need of further demonstration
Derived Forms
self-evidence, noun
self-evidently, adverb
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Word Origin and History for self evident

self-evident

adj.

1680s, from self- + evident. First attested in Locke's "Essay Concerning Human Understanding." Related: Self-evidently.

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