Argumentation
Argumentation 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. [1913 Webster]

Which manner of argumentation, how false and naught it is, . . . every man that hath with perceiveth. --Tyndale. [1913 Webster]

2. Debate; discussion. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Reasoning; discussion; controversy. See {Reasoning}. [1913 Webster]


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