argumentative Meaning, Definition & Usage
adjective given to or characterized by argument
- an argumentative discourse
- argumentative to the point of being cantankerous
- an intelligent but argumentative child
Consisting of, or characterized by, argument; containing a process of reasoning; as, an. argumentativediscourse
Adductive as proof; indicative;Obs. as, the adaptation of things to their uses is. argumentativeof infinite wisdom in the Creator
Given to argument; characterized by argument; disputatious;-- as, an. argumentativewriter Ar`gu*men"ta*tive*ly, adv. -- Ar`gu*men"ta*tive*ness, n.