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appeal to pity(Q732977)

fallacy in which someone tries to win support for an argument or idea by exploiting his or her opponent's feelings of pity or guilt
  • argumentum ad misericordiam
  • the Galileo argument
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appeal to pity
fallacy in which someone tries to win support for an argument or idea by exploiting his or her opponent's feelings of pity or guilt
  • argumentum ad misericordiam
  • the Galileo argument

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