polemics[pō lem′iks, pə-]
polemics definition by Webster's New World
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the art or practice of disputation or controversy
Origin: see polemic and amp; -ics
polemics definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
- The art or practice of argumentation or controversy.
- The practice of theological controversy to refute errors of doctrine.