noun (used with a singular verb)
Definition for polemics (2 of 2)
Origin of polemic
Examples from the Web for polemics
My hope is that Rand Paul now recognizes that even the most conservative Americans want to hear about policy, not polemics.
The problem is that the experience appears to have left him with an insatiable appetite for polemics.
As the fate of the Soviet Union dramatically showed, modern superpowers cannot be sustained by polemics and police forever.
"Conservative" polemics of this sort have doubtless their function.The Unseen World and Other Essays|John Fiske
But when He does return from Egypt our devotions, not our polemics, hail and rejoice in the coincidence.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus|G. A. Chadwick
Social interest in the city was first stimulated by the polemics against the political and social disorders of urban life.Introduction to the Science of Sociology|Robert E. Park
These polemics kept Mme. de Bargeton and Lucien well in sight.Two Poets|Honore de Balzac
When it comes to polemics there's nothing like the passive obstruction of Mrs. Alderling.Questionable Shapes|William Dean Howells