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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ar·gu·men·ta·tive /ˌɑrgjəˈmɛntətɪv/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ar·gu·men·ta·tive a.
 1. Consisting of, or characterized by, argument; containing a process of reasoning; as, an argumentative discourse.
 2. Adductive as proof; indicative; as, the adaptation of things to their uses is argumentative of infinite wisdom in the Creator. [Obs.]
 3. Given to argument; characterized by argument; disputatious; as, an argumentative writer.
 --Ar*gu*men*ta*tive*ly, adv. -- Ar*gu*men*ta*tive*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : given to or characterized by argument; "an argumentative
            discourse"; "argumentative to the point of being
            cantankerous"; "an intelligent but argumentative child"
            [ant: unargumentative]