HyperDic: argumentative

English > 1 sense of the word argumentative:
ADJECTIVEallargumentativegiven to or characterized by argument
argumentative > pronunciation
Soundsaa.rgyahmeh'ntahtihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > argumentative: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaninggiven to or characterized by argument.
Examples
  • "an argumentative discourse"
  • "argumentative to the point of being cantankerous"
  • "an intelligent but argumentative child"
Narrowercontentious, combative, disputatious, disputative, litigiousInclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits
eristic, eristicalgiven to disputation for its own sake and often employing specious arguments
quarrelsomegiven to quarreling
Oppositeunargumentativenot given to or characterized by argument
Spanishargumentativo, discutidor, discutidora
Adverbsargumentativelyin a disputatious manner
Verbsarguehave an argument about something

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