argumentation

noun ar·gu·men·ta·tion \ ˌär-gyə-mən-ˈtā-shən , -ˌmen- \
1 : the act or process of forming reasons and of drawing conclusions and applying them to a case in discussion

Examples of argumentation in a Sentence

  1. He tried to use argumentation to convince his opponents, rather than force.

  2. the matter is not subject to argumentation; my decision is final

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First Known Use of argumentation

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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argumentation

  • : the act or process of giving reasons for or against something : the act or process of making and presenting arguments



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