argumentation

[ ahr-gyuh-men-tey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF argumentation

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Her argumentation would puzzle him and cast him down for a time.

I did not suppose she could have understood all of Sebright's argumentation.

He retained a great deal of his old enthusiasms and lov'd argumentation.

Argumentation is the process of establishing the truth or falsity of a thing.

Nothing else can be deducted from their argumentation, and this is what we maintain ourselves.

Who cares about his argumentation or his learning, if he was the rest?

It would be a logic of discovery, not a logic of argumentation, proof and persuasion.

The time for further consideration and argumentation was gone.

But the facts which we have described overthrow this argumentation.

What an absurd study, taught, as it was, as an aid to argumentation!

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "presentation of formal arguments," from Old French argumentacion (14c.), from Latin argumentationem (nominative argumentatio) "the bringing forth of a proof," noun of action from past participle stem of argumentari (see argue). Meaning "debate, wrangling, argument back and forth" is from 1530s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ARGUMENTATION

argument

nouneffort to convince; presentation of support
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