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dialectician

[dahy-uh-lek-tish-uh n]
noun
  1. a person skilled in dialectic; logician.
  2. a dialectologist.
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Origin of dialectician

1685–95; < French dialecticien < L dialectic(us) dialectic + French -ien -ian
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Examples from the Web for dialectician

Historical Examples

  • The distinction between the mathematician and the dialectician is also noticeable.

    The Republic

    Plato

  • The dialectician is as much above the mathematician as the mathematician is above the ordinary man.

  • For you surely would not regard the skilled mathematician as a dialectician?

  • These are the processes of division and generalization which are so dear to the dialectician, that king of men.

  • For the philosopher or dialectician is also the only true king or statesman.