Definition of Oppugner

1. n. One who opposes or attacks; that which opposes.



Definition of Oppugner

1. Noun. Someone who oppugns; an opponent. ¹

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Definition of Oppugner

1. one that oppugns [n -S] - See also: oppugns

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oppugner

opprest
opprobries
opprobrious
opprobriously
opprobriousness
opprobrium
opprobriums
opprobry
opps
oppugn
oppugnancy
oppugnant
oppugnation
oppugnations
oppugned
oppugner (current term)
oppugners
oppugning
oppugns
oppurtunity
oppy
opry
opsi
opsigamy
opsimath
opsimaths
opsimathy
opsin
opsinogen
opsins

Literary usage of Oppugner

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1. The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Prose and Verse by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1853)
"Now the burthen of the Cc9 proof lies with the oppugner, not with the Supporten of the common belief Mr. Wordsworth, in consequence, assigns, ..."

2. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1880)
"What greater motive can there be than this burning lust ? what so violent an oppugner? Not without good cause therefore so many general councils condemn it, ..."

3. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"... and Malthus; he was himself the last of ' the learned anti- Newtonians and a noted oppugner of all that distinguishes Algebra from Arithmetic. ..."

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