disputant vs eristic what difference

what is difference between disputant and eristic

English

Etymology

dispute +‎ -ant

Pronunciation

  • (Canada) IPA(key): /dəˈspjutənt/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪˈspjuː.tənt/

Noun

disputant (plural disputants)

  1. A participant in a dispute.
    • 1893, Henry James, Collaboration [1]
      One of the liveliest scenes of the performance was the evening, last winter, on which I became aware that one of my compatriots – an American, my good friend Alfred Bonus – was engaged in a controversy somewhat acrimonious, on a literary subject, with Herman Heidenmauer, the young composer who had been playing to us divinely a short time before and whom I thought of neither as a disputant nor as an Englishman.

Adjective

disputant (comparative more disputant, superlative most disputant)

  1. Disputing; engaged in controversy.

Catalan

Verb

disputant

  1. present participle of disputar

French

Verb

disputant

  1. present participle of disputer

Latin

Verb

disputant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of disputō


English

Etymology

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἐριστικός (eristikós, eager for strife). See also Eris.

Adjective

eristic (comparative more eristic, superlative most eristic)

  1. Provoking strife, controversy or discord.
    • c. 1810-1834? Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Notes on Waterland
      a specimen of admirable special pleading in the court of eristic logic

Translations

Noun

eristic (plural eristics)

  1. One who makes specious arguments; one who is disputatious.
  2. A type of dialogue or argument where the participants do not have any reasonable goal. The aim is to argue for the sake of conflict, and often to see who can yell the loudest.

Translations

Anagrams

  • reistic

Romanian

Etymology

From French éristique.

Adjective

eristic m or n (feminine singular eristică, masculine plural eristici, feminine and neuter plural eristice)

  1. eristic

Declension


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