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Lismore – Coffs Harbour, NSW

Word of the Month ~ Dialectic February 5, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — profesoraingles @ 10:55 am
dia|lect¦ic
[ˌdʌɪəˈlɛktɪk]

NOUN
  1. the art of investigating or discussing the truth of opinions.
    synonyms: reasoning · argumentation · contention · logic · discussion · debate ·

    [more]
  2. enquiry into metaphysical contradictions and their solutions.
ADJECTIVE
  1. relating to dialectic or dialectics; dialectical.
    synonyms: rational · rationalistic · logical · analytical · disputatious · dialectical ·

    [more]
dia¦lect|ic¦al
[dʌɪəˈlɛktɪk(ə)l]

ADJECTIVE
  1. relating to the logical discussion of ideas and opinions:
    “dialectical ingenuity”
    synonyms: rational · rationalistic · logical · analytical · disputatious · dialectical ·

    [more]
  2. concerned with or acting through opposing forces:
    “a dialectical opposition between social convention and individual libertarianism”
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