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

2 senses of eristic

Sense 1
disputant, controversialist, eristic -- (a person who disputes; who is good at or enjoys controversy)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 2
eristic -- (the art of logical disputation (especially if specious))
       => art, artistry, prowess -- (a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation; "the art of conversation"; "it's quite an art")

Antonyms of adj eristic

1 sense of eristic

Sense 1
eristic, eristical -- (given to disputation for its own sake and often employing specious arguments)

INDIRECT (VIA argumentative) -> unargumentative -- (not given to or characterized by argument)

Similarity of adj eristic

1 sense of eristic

Sense 1
eristic, eristical -- (given to disputation for its own sake and often employing specious arguments)
       => argumentative (vs. unargumentative) -- (given to or characterized by argument; "an argumentative discourse"; "argumentative to the point of being cantankerous"; "an intelligent but argumentative child")

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