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English adjective: polemic

1. polemic of or involving dispute or controversy



Antonymsnoncontroversial, uncontroversial

English noun: polemic

1. polemic (person) a writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology)

Synonymspolemicist, polemist

Broader (hypernym)author, writer

2. polemic (communication) a controversy (especially over a belief or dogma)

Broader (hypernym)arguing, argument, contention, contestation, controversy, disceptation, disputation, tilt

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