Synonyms for (noun) disputation

Synonyms: arguing, argument, tilt, disceptation, disputation, contention, contestation, controversy

Definition: a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement

Usage: they were involved in a violent argument

Similar words: conflict, difference, difference of opinion, dispute

Definition: a disagreement or argument about something important

Usage: he had a dispute with his wife; there were irreconcilable differences; the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats


Synonyms: public debate, debate, disputation

Definition: the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote)

Similar words: oral presentation, public speaking, speaking, speechmaking

Definition: delivering an address to a public audience

Usage: people came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking