a contrasting, opposing, or refuting argument.
Origin of counterargument
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Related Words for counterargumentcriticism, grievance, exception, rejection, displeasure, unwillingness, question, challenge, reluctance, disapproval, dissatisfaction, difficulty, protest, doubt, opposition, reply, rejoinder, repartee, rebuttal, retort
Examples from the Web for counterargument
Contemporary Examples of counterargument
The counterargument, of course, is that this method of delivery is pretty archaic.Is Life Without CBS Really So Bad for Time Warner Customers?
August 8, 2013
Historical Examples of counterargument
Ghosts also have human shapes is probably your counterargument.The Blue Ghost Mystery
Harold Leland Goodwin
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