disputation

[ dis-pyoo-tey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF disputation

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In a word, is not the art of disputation a power of disputing about all things?

But heresies have polluted every church, and schisms are the fruit of disputation.

It is reported that something in the nature of a disputation was now held.

Nothing had been accomplished, therefore, when the disputation ceased.

But to leave this technical, though not wholly unreal, disputation.

The whole town is a scene of vociferation, disputation, and fighting.

Parvise seems to have been a porch, used as a school or place for disputation.

I have no time for disputation, as you know, and you profit by the knowledge.

Meanwhile the hall of disputation was crowded with an expectant audience.

Neither are they a subject for scientific controversy or disputation.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French desputasion and directly from Latin disputationem (nominative disputatio), noun of action from past participle stem of disputare (see dispute).

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