- n. Plural form of disputation.
“Go into a family where the parents are rude, ill-bred and indulge in disputations and unkind remarks, and you will find the children are rough, uncouth and bearish.”
“When shall men leave their uncharitable disputations, which is to take place, faith or repentance, and which, when we consider faith and works?”
“They succeeded in getting their own report of the disputations, which is still extant, and they would have printed it, if they had been able.”
“St. Paul's, of scholastic "disputations" between the two, put an end to by Dean Colet because they led to brawling among the boys, when the Paulines would call those of St. Anthony "pigs" and the pigs would call the Paulines "pigeons" -- from the pigeons of St. Paul's”
“The nature of these "disputations" may be easily conjectured, The opinions of these philosophers are even now familiarly known: they are, in one form or another, current in the literature of modern times.”
“disputations" added, it might be regarded as typical of the Arts course in the medieval universities generally.”
“It so happened that when it truly mattered, the president who called the shots on Iraq had his gaze fixated on the past and its disputations.”
“I would suggest that our discussions and disputations with conservatives are primarily for display.”
“In between employment at will and the law is a whole mess of claims, counterclaims, lawsuits, disputations and confusion.”
“This great medieval building, begun in 1423, was built for theology lectures and disputations.”
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