counterargument

[koun-ter-ahr-gyuh-muhnt]
noun
a contrasting, opposing, or refuting argument.

Origin:
1860–65; counter- + argument

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Example sentences
Once the decision has been made, close your ear even to the best counter
  argument: sign of a strong character.
No plausible counter argument is possible without this background.
All you have is vitriol to offer, never an actual counter argument.
Rather than develop a logical, well reasoned counter argument, you spewed
  irrelevant rant.
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