Di·a·lec·tic n. Same as Dialectics.
Plato placed his dialectic above all sciences. --Liddell & Scott.
Di·a·lec·tic Di·a·lec·tic·al a.
1. Pertaining to dialectics; logical; argumental.
2. Pertaining to a dialect or to dialects.
adj : of or relating to or employing dialectic; "the dialectical
method" [syn: dialectical]
n 1: any formal system of reasoning that arrives at the truth by
the exchange of logical arguments
2: a contradiction of ideas that serves as the determining
factor in their interaction; "this situation created the
inner dialectic of American history"