disceptation


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disceptation

(ˌdɪsɛpˈteɪʃən)
n
archaic a disagreement or discussion

disceptation

Obsolete, controversy or argument. — disceptator, n.
See also: Argumentation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disceptation - a contentious speech actdisceptation - a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement; "they were involved in a violent argument"
difference of opinion, dispute, difference, conflict - a disagreement or argument about something important; "he had a dispute with his wife"; "there were irreconcilable differences"; "the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats"
argle-bargle, argy-bargy - a verbal dispute; a wrangling argument
firestorm - an outburst of controversy; "the incident triggered a political firestorm"
sparring - an argument in which the participants are trying to gain some advantage
polemic - a controversy (especially over a belief or dogma)
fight - an intense verbal dispute; "a violent fight over the bill is expected in the Senate"
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Part of the problem with the right-structure debate is that the terms are now quite muddled and that the essence of the debate's disceptations is ambiguous.