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counterargument

[koun-ter-ahr-gyuh-muh nt] /ˈkaʊn tərˌɑr gyə mənt/
noun
1.
a contrasting, opposing, or refuting argument.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; counter- + argument
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  • Miller noted that there is a counterargument as to whether or not this is a desirable feature.
Word Origin and History for counterargument
n.

1862, from counter- + argument.

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