from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The art or science of contending in public games or other athletic contests.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The science of athletic combats, or contests in public games.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The range of activities associated with
aggressive encountersbetween members of the same species, including threat, attack, appeasement, or retreat.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word agonistics.
Attention to what Jean-Luc Nancy called the "excription" of meaning, the outside of thought, does not necessarily temper the paranoid bent of critical agonistics (105).
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.