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And besides, as a nation, we hold this truth to be self-evident:  resolutions are made to be broken.

Once you begin to pick up on these things, the preposterousness of “beefing up security” becomes worryingly self-evident.

In the meantime, certain rules of thumb about drone use are self-evident.

In this, the smart Republican response is self-evident: Get behind a comprehensive reform bill posthaste.

Let me spare you the reading time: He never satisfactorily responds to that question, but then again, the answer is self-evident.

Without a knowledge of this it is self-evident that no practical estimate of expense to be incurred could possibly be made.

This quality of our prayer needs no lengthy explanation; its application to prayer is self-evident.

This has attained to the scientist, and to many non-scientists, the level of a self-evident proposition.

But New Zealanders find the falsehood of this proposition self-evident.

It was such a self-evident statement that Patty did not reply.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-evident, such as: inescapable, undeniable, understandable, unquestionable, apparent, and axiomatic.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.