[koun-ter-ahr-gyuh-muh nt]


a contrasting, opposing, or refuting argument.

Origin of counterargument

First recorded in 1860–65; counter- + argument Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for counterargument

1862, from counter- + argument.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper