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argumentative

[ahr-gyuh-men-tuh-tiv]
adjective
1.
fond of or given to argument and dispute; disputatious; contentious: The law students were an unusually argumentative group.
2.
of or characterized by argument; controversial: an argumentative attitude toward political issues.
3.
Law. arguing or containing arguments suggesting that a certain fact tends toward a certain conclusion.

Origin:
1635–45; argument + -ative

argumentatively, adverb
argumentativeness, noun
nonargumentative, adjective
nonargumentatively, adverb
nonargumentativeness, noun
overargumentative, adjective
overargumentatively, adverb
overargumentativeness, noun
unargumentative, adjective
unargumentatively, adverb
unargumentativeness, noun
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argumentative (ˌɑːɡjʊˈmɛntətɪv)
 
adj
1.  given to arguing; contentious
2.  characterized by argument; controversial
 
argu'mentatively
 
adv
 
argu'mentativeness
 
n

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argumentative
1640s, "pertaining to arguments," from L. argumentat-, from pp. stem of argumentari (see argue) + -ive. Meaning "fond of arguing" is recorded from 1660s.
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