agonistic definition

  • adjective:
    • trying to conquer in debate; combative.
    • Struggling to attain impact; tense and contrived.
    • Of or concerning contests, initially those associated with the old Greeks.
    • Of or associated with competitions which were originally took part in because of the Ancient Greeks; athletic.
    • Characterised by dispute or hostility.
    • Argumentative, combative.
    • regarding an agonist.
    • regarding violent contests, physical or psychological; with respect to sports or polemic feats; sports; combative; hence, strained; unnatural.
    • striving to conquer in argument
    • struggling for impact
    • of or relating to the athletic competitions held in ancient Greece
  • others:
    • regarding contests of strength or athletic combats, or even contests of any kind, as a forensic or argumentative competition.
    • Combative; polemic; provided to contending.
    • Strained; intending at impact; melodramatic.
  • noun:
    • The work of combating or fighting; combat; fight.

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