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de gustibus non est disputandum Explained

de gustibus non est disputandum at English (WD) Of Explained:

==Latin==
Inter: wikipedi » a

Etymology

Origin uncertain; likely of medieval (Category: w - :Scholasticism|Scholastic) origin,Category: w:it - :De gustibus non est disputandum|de gustibus non est disputandum on Italian Wikipedia particularly due to the grammar. An alternative, more recent form: Inter: term » de gustibus et coloribus non est disputandum||There’s no arguing about tastes and colors.|lang=la originated in French literature in the early 1800s.

Phrase

Inter: head » la|phrase|head={{l|la|de gustibus Inter: l » la|non Inter: l » la|est Inter: l » la|disputandum}}
  • There's no accounting for taste.
    1. : Literally, “It must not be argued about taste.”
    2. 1710, The life of Henry More - Richard Ward
    3. : ... And when some Reasons were offer'd that such and such Acts in such and such Circumstances are and ought to be in all the Eternal Objects of Anger and Disgust; He reply'd De Gustibus non est disputandum (there is no Disputing concerning Tastssic)

      Synonyms

      * Inter: l » la|de gustibus et coloribus non est disputandum “There’s no arguing about tastes and colors.”

  • Inter: l » la|suum cuique “To each his own”

    References


  • Translation: pl » de gustibus non est disputandum