American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Use "self-evident" in a sentence
"a _self-evident truth; _ but now, when we have grown fat, and have lost all dread of being slaves ourselves, we have become so greedy to be masters that we call the maxim '_a self-evident lie_.'"
"The professors acknowledge that placing terrorist in quotation marks “may be jarring for some readers who consider the designation self-evident.”"
"To the extent that it does the latter, the United States does so in the name of self-evident truths that apply to the good of all men."