Logomachy in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Logomachy

dispute over the meaning of words

Examples of Logomachy in a sentence

Not being able to decide on the correct definition for the word ‘inevitable’, the two engaged in a classic logomachy.  🔊

The two case workers were deadlocked in logomachy, neither budging on their definition of ‘minimum level of care’.  🔊

What started as a discussion of theory grew into logomachy as the two psychologists feuded over medical terms.  🔊

With the logomachy behind them, the sisters agreed to disagree about the correct way to use the term ‘conspicuous’.  🔊

The professor assured the student that the word meant ‘questionable’, but they continued in a logomachy over the correct use of the term.  🔊

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