Definition Of polemic


a strong verbal or written attack on someone or something.

his polemic against the cultural relativism of the sixties

Example Of polemic

  • a writer of feminist polemic

  • Accompanying her powerful polemic against ‘victim art’ was the assertion that she did not plan to see the work.

  • But as for the polemic aspect, one of the main points critics made was that it lacked balance, that it was too one-sided.

  • But it is a better book for not being a polemic against the excesses of the British in India.

  • By way of an introduction thought I'd post a polemic piece that I've been knocking about for a while.

  • More Example