polemical

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adjective po·lem·i·cal \-mi-kəl\
variants: or less commonly

polemic

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Definition of polemical

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or being a polemic :  controversial

  2. 2 :  engaged in or addicted to polemics :  disputatious

polemically

play \-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of polemical in a sentence

  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>

1615

First Known Use of polemical

1615



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