dialectical

adjective di·a·lec·ti·cal \ ˌdī-ə-ˈlek-ti-kəl \
variants: or less commonly dialectic play \-tik\
Updated on: 5 Dec 2017

Definition of dialectical

1 philosophy
a : of, relating to, or in accordance with dialectic
  • dialectical method
  • dialectical reasoning
b : practicing, devoted to, or employing dialectic
  • a dialectical philosopher
2 linguistics : of, relating to, or characteristic of a dialect

dialectically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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