counterargument

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coun·ter·ar·gu·ment

 (koun′tər-är′gyə-mənt)
n.
1. An argument in opposition to another.
2. Something that undermines an argument or deters someone from action: The large number of police provided a powerful counterargument to riotous behavior.

coun•ter•ar•gu•ment

(ˈkaʊn tərˌɑr gyə mənt)

n.
a contrasting, opposing, or refuting argument.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.counterargument - an argument offered in opposition to another argument
argument, statement - a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true; "it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true"