Definition of special pleading in English:
Argument in which the speaker deliberately ignores aspects that are unfavourable to their point of view: he has produced a piece of special pleading that does not wholly stand up
More example sentences
- No one engaged in special pleading.
- The professor's statement was itself a piece of special pleading, by a fine scholar determined to avoid theoretical discussions.
- This is a most remarkable piece of special pleading.
Definition of special pleading in:
- US English dictionary
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