argumentatively
adverb see argumentative

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • argumentatively — argumentative ► ADJECTIVE 1) given to arguing. 2) using or characterized by systematic reasoning. DERIVATIVES argumentatively adverb argumentativeness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Argumentatively — Argumentative Ar gu*men ta*tive, a. 1. Consisting of, or characterized by, argument; containing a process of reasoning; as, an argumentative discourse. [1913 Webster] 2. Adductive as proof; indicative; as, the adaptation of things to their uses… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • argumentatively — See argumentative. * * * …   Universalium

  • argumentatively — adverb in an argumentative manner …   Wiktionary

  • argumentatively — adv. contentiously, quarrelsomely, disputatiously, combatively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • argumentatively — ar·gu·men·ta·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • argumentatively — adverb in a disputatious manner • Syn: ↑disputatiously • Derived from adjective: ↑argumentative, ↑disputatious (for: ↑disputatiously) …   Useful english dictionary

  • argumentative — argumentatively, adv. argumentativeness, n. /ahr gyeuh men teuh tiv/, adj. 1. fond of or given to argument and dispute; disputatious; contentious: The law students were an unusually argumentative group. 2. of or characterized by argument;… …   Universalium

  • disputatiously — adverb in a disputatious manner • Syn: ↑argumentatively • Derived from adjective: ↑argumentative (for: ↑argumentatively), ↑disputatious …   Useful english dictionary

  • argumentative — also argumentive adjective Date: 15th century 1. characterized by argument ; controversial 2. given to argument ; disputatious • argumentatively adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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