Agonistic - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌaɡəˈnistik|  American pronunciation of the word agonistic
Brit.  |aɡəˈnɪstɪk|  British pronunciation of the word agonistic

adjective

- striving to overcome in argument(syn: agonistical, combative)

a dialectical and agonistic approach

- struggling for effect(syn: strained)

agonistic poses

Examples

...clearly a writer with a chip on his shoulder, he's very agonistic even when stating indisputable facts...

As a scholar he was brilliant; but he consumed his power in agonistic displays.

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