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Meaning of ARGUMENTATION

Pronunciation:  `ârgyumen'teyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the methodical process of logical reasoning; "I can't follow your line of reasoning"
  2. [n]  a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal; "the argument over foreign aid goes on and on"
 

ARGUMENTATION is a 13 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: argument, debate, line, line of reasoning, logical argument
 
 See Also: abstract thought, casuistry, discussion, give-and-take, line of inquiry, line of questioning, logical thinking, policy, reasoning, word

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ar`gu*men*ta"tion\, n. [L. argumentatio, from
argumentari: cf. F. argumentation.]
1. The act of forming reasons, making inductions, drawing
   conclusions, and applying them to the case in discussion;
   the operation of inferring propositions, not known or
   admitted as true, from facts or principles known,
   admitted, or proved to be true.

         Which manner of argumentation, how false and naught
         it is, . . . every man that hath with perceiveth.
                                               --Tyndale.

2. Debate; discussion.

Syn: Reasoning; discussion; controversy. See {Reasoning}.

 

 

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