Origin of disputation
Examples from the Web for disputation
Historical Examples of disputation
In a word, is not the art of disputation a power of disputing about all things?Sophist
But heresies have polluted every church, and schisms are the fruit of disputation.The Pioneers
James Fenimore Cooper
Nothing had been accomplished, therefore, when the disputation ceased.
It is reported that something in the nature of a disputation was now held.
But to leave this technical, though not wholly unreal, disputation.Personality in Literature
Rolfe Arnold Scott-James
- the act or an instance of arguing
- a formal academic debate on a thesis
- an obsolete word for conversation
late 14c., from Old French desputasion and directly from Latin disputationem (nominative disputatio), noun of action from past participle stem of disputare (see dispute).