Is there a word for "a phrase which is intended to end discourse?"
"That's just the way it is"
"If you don't like it, you can get out"
"Deal with it"
These statements are used in lieu of an argument or evidence. They are meant to be the final word but do not contribute new information to the argument. People defend it by claiming no fallacy was made because no argument was made; However, these dialog stoppers are made as a retort during an argument. what is this type of retort called?