Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun disputation

2 senses of disputation

Sense 1
debate, disputation, public debate -- (the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote))
       => public speaking, speechmaking, speaking, oral presentation -- (delivering an address to a public audience; "people came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking")

Sense 2
controversy, contention, contestation, disputation, disceptation, tilt, argument, arguing -- (a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement; "they were involved in a violent argument")
       => dispute, difference, difference of opinion, conflict -- (a disagreement or argument about something important; "he had a dispute with his wife"; "there were irreconcilable differences"; "the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats")

2022, Cloud WordNet Browser