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Meaning of FORENSIC

Pronunciation:  fu'rensik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  used of legal argumentation
 

FORENSIC is a 8 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: rhetorical
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Fo*ren"sic\, a. [L. forensis, fr. forum a public
    place, market place. See {Forum}.]
    Belonging to courts of judicature or to public discussion and
    debate; used in legal proceedings, or in public discussions;
    argumentative; rhetorical; as, forensic eloquence or
    disputes.
    
    {Forensic medicine}, medical jurisprudence; medicine in its
       relations to law.
    
    
  2. \Fo*ren"sic\, n. (Amer. Colleges)
    An exercise in debate; a forensic contest; an argumentative
    thesis.
    
    
 

 

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