argumentative

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adjective ar·gu·men·ta·tive \ˌär-gyə-ˈmen-tə-tiv\

Definition of argumentative

  1. 1 :  characterized by argument :  controversial

  2. 2 :  given to argument :  disputatious

argumentatively

adverb

Examples of argumentative in a sentence

  1. He became more argumentative during the debate.

  2. <he's too argumentative to be part of a project in which teamwork is critical>

15th Century

First Known Use of argumentative

15th century

Variants of argumentative

less commonly

argumentive

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ARGUMENTATIVE Defined for English Language Learners

argumentative

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adjective ar·gu·men·ta·tive \ˌär-gyə-ˈmen-tə-tiv\

Definition of argumentative for English Language Learners

  • : tending to argue : having or showing a tendency to disagree or argue with other people in an angry way



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