argumentative: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (är"gyu-men'tu-tiv), [key]
— 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; controversial: an argumentative attitude toward political issues.
  3. arguing or containing arguments suggesting that a certain fact tends toward a certain conclusion.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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