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argumentativeness

Definitions

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  • n. the state of being argumentative

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being argumentative.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He may not believe in relapse, but he is virtually becoming a poster child for signs that experts recognize can lead to relapse, such as denial, crisis-building, feelings of omnipotence, complacency, cockiness, argumentativeness, impatience and an it-can't-happen-to-me attitude.

    Dr. Tian Dayton: Charlie Sheen: Not Emotionally Sober

  • Patients who engaged in activities set out in their plans showed a reduction in the occurrence of behaviors such as agitation and argumentativeness.

    Kathryn Haslanger: New Strategies For Alzheimer's And Dementia Care Help Family Caregivers, Too

  • If the candidate doesn't outwit the test, it will expose his or her propensity for arrogance, volatility, argumentativeness and perfectionist tendencies under stress.

    Extreme Hiring

  • Most people who allege to have known him personally seem to agree that Calembour was a brilliant, talkative, yet ornery and disagreeable man prone to fits of alcoholism, chain-smoking, argumentativeness, graphomania, and elitism.

    Excerpt from Calembouria (in collaboration with Anthony Metivier)

  • If being part of this tribe means that I love most everything about it -- the food, the language, the stories, the tradition, the hope, the journey, the values, the argumentativeness and the continuum -- I guess that makes me Jewish.

    Julie Gray: My Jewish Identity Crisis

  • “The longer I served in Washington, the more I saw friends studying my face for signs of a change, probing me for a newfound pomposity, searching for hints of argumentativeness or guardedness,” he wrote in The Audacity of Hope.

    THE PROMISE

  • Just asking .... as I am a caller for the Obama campaign sitting in a room with many other callers, and have never heard ugliness or argumentativeness from anyone.

    Hillary Campaign Supplies Person Who Claims To Have Received "Dirty Tricks" Call From Obama

  • Rand had begun to lose her primary audience, usually young, idealistic adults, to other causes, and her customary argumentativeness in public appearances became less refreshing, more defensive and alienating.

    Ayn Rand.

  • The chief defense given by Chanel 4 was that their show was a polemic - that is, one sided argumentativeness.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The longer I served in Washington, the more I saw friends studying my face for signs of a change, probing me for a newfound pomposity, searching for hints of argumentativeness or guardedness.

    The Audacity of Hope

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