Polemically
Polemical Po*lem"ic*al, a. Polemic; controversial; disputatious. -- {Po*lem"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

Polemical and impertinent disputations. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • polemically — adverb involving controversy criticism too polemically stated • Syn: ↑controversially • Ant: ↑uncontroversially (for: ↑controversially) • Derived from adjective: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • polemically — adverb see polemical …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • polemically — See polemic. * * * …   Universalium

  • polemically — adverb in a polemical manner …   Wiktionary

  • polemically — pÉ™ lemɪklɪ adv. argumentatively, contentiously, controversially …   English contemporary dictionary

  • polemically — po·lem·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • polemic — polemically, adv. /peuh lem ik, poh /, n. 1. a controversial argument, as one against some opinion, doctrine, etc. 2. a person who argues in opposition to another; controversialist. adj. 3. Also, polemical. of or pertaining to a polemic;… …   Universalium

  • controversially — adverb involving controversy criticism too polemically stated • Syn: ↑polemically • Ant: ↑uncontroversially • Derived from adjective: ↑polemic (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Radiophobia — is an abnormal fear of ionizing radiation, also used in the sense of fear of X rays. The term is also used (polemically, not medically) to general opposition to the use of nuclear energy. Fear of ionizing radiation is not unnatural, since it can… …   Wikipedia

  • polemical — also polemic adjective Date: 1640 1. of, relating to, or being a polemic ; controversial 2. engaged in or addicted to polemics ; disputatious • polemically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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