- the process of developing or presenting an argument; reasoning.
- discussion; debate; disputation: The lengthy argumentation tired many listeners.
- a discussion dealing with a controversial point.
- the setting forth of reasons together with the conclusion drawn from them.
- the premises and conclusion so set forth.
- argument(def 5).
Origin of argumentation
Examples from the Web for argumentation
Although an undeniably compelling trinity of argumentation, it is not without its logical problems.So-Called ‘Biblical Scholar’ Says Jesus A Made-Up Myth
Candida Moss, Joel Baden
October 5, 2014
Her argumentation would puzzle him and cast him down for a time.To-morrow
I did not suppose she could have understood all of Sebright's argumentation.Romance
Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
He retained a great deal of his old enthusiasms and lov'd argumentation.Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Argumentation is the process of establishing the truth or falsity of a thing.Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism
F. V. N. Painter
Nothing else can be deducted from their argumentation, and this is what we maintain ourselves.The Conquest of Bread
Word Origin and History for argumentation
mid-15c., "presentation of formal arguments," from Old French argumentacion (14c.), from Latin argumentationem (nominative argumentatio) "the bringing forth of a proof," noun of action from past participle stem of argumentari (see argue). Meaning "debate, wrangling, argument back and forth" is from 1530s.