dialectical


di·a·lec·ti·cal

adjective \ˌdī-ə-ˈlek-ti-kəl\

Definition of DIALECTICAL

1
a :  of, relating to, or in accordance with dialectic <dialectical method>
b :  practicing, devoted to, or employing dialectic <a dialectical philosopher>
2
:  of, relating to, or characteristic of a dialect
di·a·lec·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of DIALECTICAL

di·a·lec·ti·cal also di·a·lec·tic \-tik\

First Known Use of DIALECTICAL

1548

Other Grammar and Linguistics Terms

ablaut, allusion, anacoluthon, diacritic, gerund, idiom, infinitive, metaphor, semiotics, simile

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