What does the word Polemics mean?

Usage examples for Polemics

  1. Finally, M. Opiz, tired of the polemics, announced that he was leaving on a six- weeks tour of inspection and that he would not be able to occupy himself with the duplication of the cube for some time to come. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. This it is that makes the reading of the sixteenth- century polemics so insufferably jejune and dreary. – German Culture Past and Present by Ernest Belfort Bax
  3. However, there was a relative liberty of the press which permitted the honest expression of party opinion, and polemics were keen. – Balzac by Frederick Lawton