AD VERECUNDIAM

designating a kind of casual misconception or a coaxing technique where demands for the specifics of a matter are really seated in an appeal to a specialist or some other well regarded professional.

AD VERECUNDIAM: "During the trial, prosecutor's appealed to the jury via ad verecundiam methods in attempt to have them believe the man was experiencing a psychotic episode at the time of the murder, based on a psychoanalyst's opinion."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AD VERECUNDIAM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ad-verecundiam/ (accessed July 10, 2020).
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