The action of offering an explanation which is harder to understand than the thing it is meant to explain: this is a case of ignotum per ignotus
More example sentences
- They committed the fallacy of ignotum per ignotius - explaining the unknown in terms of the less known.
late Latin, literally 'the unknown through something more unknown'.
More definitions of ignotum per ignotiusDefinition of ignotum per ignotius in:
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