disputative

adjective dis·pu·ta·tive \də̇ˈspyütətiv, -ütətiv\

Definition of disputative

  1. 1 :  disputatious the journalism of all pioneer communities has been abusive and disputative and personal — Scribner's

  2. 2 :  of or belonging to disputation

disputatively

adverb

disputativeness

noun, plural

-es

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Origin and Etymology of disputative

Late Latin disputativus, from Latin disputatus + -ivus -ive


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