counterargument


counterargument
I noun answer, audi alteram partem, challenge, confutation, contradiction, contraremonstrance, contravention, controversion, counteraccusation, countercharge, counterclaim, counterprotest, counterreply, counterstatement, defense, denial, disproof, gainsaying, invalidation, negation, opposition, plea, plea in rebuttal, proof, rebuttal, rebutter, reductio ad absurdum, refutation, rejoinder, replication, reply, response, retort, subversion, surrebuttal, surrebutter, surrejoinder, traversal, upset II index contradiction, defense, objection, rejoinder

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  • counterargument — 1862, from COUNTER (Cf. counter ) + ARGUMENT (Cf. argument) …   Etymology dictionary

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