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Adjective eristic has 1 sense
- eristic, eristical - given to disputation for its own sake and often employing specious arguments
Antonym: unargumentative (indirect, via argumentative)
Noun eristic has 2 senses
- disputant, controversialist, eristic - a person who disputes; who is good at or enjoys controversy
--1 is a kind of person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
--1 has particulars:
| ||contester; accuser; debater, arguer; denier; hairsplitter; logomach, logomachist; obstructionist, obstructor, obstructer, resister, thwarter; quarreler, quarreller; quibbler, caviller, caviler, pettifogger; reformer, reformist, crusader, meliorist|
- eristic - the art of logical disputation (especially if specious)
--2 is a kind of art, artistry, prowess