Meaning of DIALECTIC
Pronunciation:   `dIu'lektik



WordNet Dictionary 

 Definition:  
 [n] any formal system of reasoning that arrives at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
 [n] a contradiction of ideas that serves as the determining factor in their interaction; "this situation created the inner dialectic of American history"
 [adj] of or relating to or employing dialectic; "the dialectical method"


DIALECTIC is a 9 letter word that starts with D. 
 Synonyms:   dialectical 

 See Also:   contradiction, philosophy  
Webster's 1913 Dictionary 

 Definition:  
\Di`a*lec"tic\, n.
Same as {Dialectics}.
Plato placed his dialectic above all sciences.
Liddell &
Scott.
\Di`a*lec"tic\, Dialectical \Di`a*lec"tic*al\, a. [L.
dialecticus, Gr. ?: cf. F. dialectique. See {Dialect}.]
1. Pertaining to dialectics; logical; argumental.
2. Pertaining to a dialect or to dialects. Earle.


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