[ ahr-gyuh-men-tuh-tiv ]
/ ˌɑr gyəˈmɛn tə tɪv /
fond of or given to argument and dispute; disputatious; contentious: The law students were an unusually argumentative group.
of or characterized by argument; controversial: an argumentative attitude toward political issues.
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OTHER WORDS FROM argumentative
ar·gu·men·ta·tive·ly, adverbar·gu·men·ta·tive·ness, nounnon·ar·gu·men·ta·tive, adjectivenon·ar·gu·men·ta·tive·ly, adverb
non·ar·gu·men·ta·tive·ness, nouno·ver·ar·gu·men·ta·tive, adjectiveo·ver·ar·gu·men·ta·tive·ly, adverbo·ver·ar·gu·men·ta·tive·ness, nounun·ar·gu·men·ta·tive, adjectiveun·ar·gu·men·ta·tive·ly, adverbun·ar·gu·men·ta·tive·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for argumentative
He was as peaceful as a backwater bay in summer; non-argumentative and passive, he stood his watch in fair weather and foul.The Million Dollar Mystery|Harold MacGrath
British Dictionary definitions for argumentative
/ (ˌɑːɡjʊˈmɛntətɪv) /
given to arguing; contentious
characterized by argument; controversial
Derived forms of argumentativeargumentatively, adverbargumentativeness, noun
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