polemic definition

  • noun:
    • A controversial argument, specifically one refuting or assaulting a certain viewpoint or doctrine.
    • you engaged in or inclined to debate, debate, or refutation.
    • an individual who writes in support of one viewpoint, doctrine, or system, towards another; one skilled in polemics; a controversialist; a disputant.
    • a disagreement or controversy.
    • ‚Äč A strong spoken or written assault on somebody or something like that.
    • One who writes in support of one viewpoint, doctrine, or system, versus another; one skilled in polemics; a controversialist; a disputant.
    • A polemic argument or conflict.
    • A disputant; one who continues a controversy; a controversialist; one that writes meant for an impression or something towards another.
    • A controversy; a controversial debate.
    • a writer which argues against others (especially in theology)
    • a controversy (especially over a belief or dogma)
  • adjective:
    • Of or concerning a controversy, argument, or refutation.
    • Having the faculties of a polemic.
    • Of or with respect to debate; keeping, or involving, controversy; questionable; disputative
    • Engaged in, or addicted to, polemics, or even to debate; disputations.
    • of or involving dispute or controversy
  • others:
    • Of or regarding controversy; questionable; disputative: because, a polemic essay or treatise; polemic divinity or theoIogy; polemic authors.

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