redargution

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin redargutio.

Noun[edit]

redargution (countable and uncountable, plural redargutions)

  1. (obsolete) The act of redarguing; refutation.
    • (Preface)
      that part of the book which we term the destroying , consists of a threefold argument of redargution or exposure ; redargution of the philosophies ; redargution of the demonstrations ; and redargution of human reason in its natural course.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for redargution in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)