dialectic
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˌdaɪəˈlɛktɪk/
Noun

dialectic (plural dialectics)

  1. Any formal system of reasoning that arrives at a truth by the exchange of logical arguments.
  2. A contradiction of ideas that serves as the determining factor in their interaction.
    This situation created the inner dialectic of American history.
  3. (Marxism) Progress of conflict, especially class conflict.
Adjective

dialectic

  1. dialectical



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