HyperDic: polemic

English > 3 senses of the word polemic:
ADJECTIVEallpolemic, polemicalof or involving dispute or controversy
NOUNperson polemic, polemicist, polemista writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology)
communicationpolemica controversy (especially over a belief or dogma)
polemic > pronunciation
Soundspahleh'mihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > polemic: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf or involving dispute or controversy.
Synonympolemical
Broadercontroversialmarked by or capable of arousing controversy
Spanishpolémico
Catalanpolèmic
Nounspolemica controversy (especially over a belief or dogma)
polemica writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology)
Adverbspolemicallyinvolving controversy
English > polemic: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology).
Synonymspolemicist, polemist
Broaderwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
Spanishpolémica, polemista
Catalanpolemista
Adjectivespolemicof or involving dispute or controversy
English > polemic: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA controversy (especially over a belief or dogma).
Broadercontroversy, contention, contestation, disputation, disceptation, tilt, argument, arguingA contentious speech act
Spanishcontroversia, polémica
Catalancontrovèrsia, polèmica
Adjectivespolemic, polemicalof or involving dispute or controversy
Verbspolemize, polemicize, polemiciseengage in a controversy

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