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''Ad feminam'' refers to an ''ad hominem'' attack used to discredit an argument simply a woman made it.
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''Ad feminam'' refers to an ''ad hominem'' attack used to discredit an argument simply because a woman made it.
   
 
== Examples ==
 
== Examples ==

Revision as of 23:13, 24 October 2012

Ad feminam refers to an ad hominem attack used to discredit an argument simply because a woman made it.

Examples

  • Asking a woman making an argument "Is it your time of the month?" is an example of ad feminam. (It would also be cissexist.)