Definition of Polemist

1. Noun. A writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology).

Exact synonyms: Polemic, Polemicist
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer
Derivative terms: Polemic



Definition of Polemist

1. n. A polemic.

Definition of Polemist

1. Noun. A polemicist ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Polemist

1. one who engages in polemics [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polemist

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polemicised
polemicises
polemicising
polemicist
polemicists
polemicize
polemicized
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polemicizing
polemick
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polemise
polemised
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polemist (current term)
polemists
polemize
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polemoniaceous
polemonium
polemoniums
polemoscope
polemoscopes
polemy
polenta
polentalike

Literary usage of Polemist

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"With inequalities of talent, sometimes doubtful taste, and excesses of language, inherent in his profession as a polemist as in his natural disposition, ..."

2. The Warner Library by Charles Dudley Warner, Harry Morgan Ayres, John William Cunliffe, Helen Rex Keller, Gerhard Richard Lomer (1917)
"With inequalities of talent, sometimes doubtful taste, and excesses of language, inherent in his profession as a polemist as in his natural disposition, ..."

3. The Universal review (1859)
"... according as the minister requires the polemist's support, and shows himself eager to obtain it, so does the polemist exchange his prose for a greater ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN, Sidney Lee (1886)
"... which he was incapable of keeping; a vigorous polemist, but without either spite or guile ; whatever GILBERT, educated at Leyden and Merton, ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... who succeeded him, he resigned as president of the ministry in 1888. He was a vigorous polemist and forceful writer and author of ..."

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