What does argumentative mean?

Definitions for argumentative
ˌɑr gyəˈmɛn tə tɪvar·gu·men·ta·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. argumentative(adj)

    given to or characterized by argument

    "an argumentative discourse"; "argumentative to the point of being cantankerous"; "an intelligent but argumentative child"

Wiktionary

  1. argumentative(Adjective)

    prone to argue or dispute

  2. Origin: From argumentat-, stem of argumentor + -ive

Webster Dictionary

  1. Argumentative(adj)

    consisting of, or characterized by, argument; containing a process of reasoning; as, an argumentative discourse

  2. Argumentative(adj)

    adductive as proof; indicative; as, the adaptation of things to their uses is argumentative of infinite wisdom in the Creator

  3. Argumentative(adj)

    given to argument; characterized by argument; disputatious; as, an argumentative writer

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  1. Argumentative

    Argumentative is an evidentiary objection raised in response to a question which prompts a witness to draw inferences from facts of the case. An argumentative objection is raised as "badgering the witness". Often, argumentative questions do not seek to establish additional facts or check the reliability of existing facts. Instead, they are meant only to cause a witness to argue with the examiner. An "argumentative" objection is often stated as "Objection, your Honor, argumentative." adjective ⁕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. ⁕Law. arguing or containing arguments suggesting that a certain fact tends toward a certain conclusion.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of argumentative in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of argumentative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of argumentative in a Sentence

  1. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    A skeptic can be evaluated through their approach when they doubt an issue; at one end of the spectrum resides the person who always seeks the truth and enjoys investigative research; at the other end, is the naysayer and contrarian, always poised for an argumentative debate.

  2. Hagerstown Police Chief Mark Holtzman:

    He was conscious and he was still argumentative with the police even when he was being loaded in the ambulance to be transported to the hospital.

  3. Kristen Lee Costa:

    If you’re branded as being too argumentative, it will cause people to take you less seriously—even when you have a rational, legitimate gripe, it leads to low trust, and as a result, people will often avoid you.

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