Origin of eristicClassical Greek eristikos from erizein, to strive, dispute from eris, strife: see Eris
- eristic discourse or argument
- a person who engages in such discourse or argument
- One given to disputation or argument.
- The art or practice of disputation and polemics.
Origin of eristicGreek eristikos from erizein to wrangle, quarrel from eris erid- strife
(comparative more eristic, superlative most eristic)
From the ancient Greek word meaning wrangle or strife. See also Eris.