eristic vs eristical what difference

what is difference between eristic and eristical

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



English

Adjective

eristical

  1. Obsolete form of eristic.

References

  • John A. Simpson and Edward S. C. Weiner, editors (1989), “eristical”, in The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edition, Oxford: Clarendon Press, →ISBN.

Anagrams

  • clarities, realistic

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