polemical

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  • IPA(key): /pʌˈlɛmɪk.ʌl/

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polemical ‎(comparative more polemical, superlative most polemical)

  1. Of, or relating to argument or controversy; polemic or contentious.
  2. Causing an argument; causing the expression of opposing opinions; disputatious.
    • 2012, Craig L. Blomberg, Interpreting the Parables (ISBN 0830866779), page 48:
      Not only are all these allegations worded in an unnecessarily polemical style, they are also simply false
    • 2013, Johannes Zachhuber, Theology as Science in Nineteenth-Century Germany (ISBN 0199641919), page 57:
      Remarkable here is the rather polemical choice of words []

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Noun[edit]

polemical ‎(plural polemicals)

  1. A diatribe or polemic.

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