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Ar`gu*men"ta*tive (#), a.

1.

Consisting of, or characterized by, argument; containing a process of reasoning; as, an argumentative discourse.

2.

Adductive as proof; indicative; as, the adaptation of things to their uses is argumentative of infinite wisdom in the Creator.

[Obs.]

3.

Given to argument; characterized by argument; disputatious; as, an argumentative writer.

--Ar`gu*men"ta*tive*ly, adv. -- Ar`gu*men"ta*tive*ness, n.

 

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