Definition of Polemicist

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

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



Definition of Polemicist

1. n. A polemic.

Definition of Polemicist

1. Noun. A person who writes polemics ¹

2. Noun. A person who puts forward controversial views ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Polemicist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polemicist

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Literary usage of Polemicist

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1. A Manual of Church History by Albert Henry Newman (1906)
"The average polemicist of ancient, medieval, and Reformation times had less regard for truth, when in the heat of controversy, than the polemicist of the ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... (1553) is a famous polemicist, but an unreliable theologian (Schweizer, "Ambrosius Catharinus Pol tus, 1484-1553, ein Theologe des ..."

3. The Mediaeval Mind: A History of the Development of Thought and Emotion in by Henry Osborn Taylor (1919)
"367), was a foremost Latin polemicist against the Arians in the middle of the fourth century. He was born a pagan; and in the introductory book to his chief ..."

4. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"arguer, eristic (literary; rare), polemist (rare), polemicist (rare). convalesce, vi recover (contextual), recuperate (contextual). convene, vi gather, ..."

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