Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 10/08/16 Eristic

Eristic (adjective, noun)
eristic [e-ris-tik]

1. Also, eristical. pertaining to controversy or disputation; controversial.

2. a person who engages in disputation; controversialist.
3. the art of disputation.

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Origin: 1630-40; < Greek eristikós, equivalent to erist(ós) (verbid of erízein, derivative of éris discord) + -ikos -ic

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