polemical


po·lem·i·cal

adjective \-mi-kəl\

Definition of POLEMICAL

1
:  of, relating to, or being a polemic :  controversial
2
:  engaged in or addicted to polemics :  disputatious
po·lem·i·cal·ly \-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of POLEMICAL

po·lem·i·cal also po·lem·ic \-mik\

Examples of POLEMICAL

  1. <during the Middle Ages even theologians could be surprisingly polemical in their writings>
  2. <an unnecessarily polemical look at the supposed incompatibility between science and religion>

First Known Use of POLEMICAL

1640

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