Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
polemics

po·lem·ics

polemics

pronunciation:
p le mihks [or] po le mihks
part of speech: plural noun
definition 1: (used with a sing. verb) the art or practice of disputation or controversy.
definition 2: in theology, a means of resolving doctrinal disputes by controversy rather than conciliation.